Coming to Jakarta: A Poem about Terror

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New Directions Publishing, 1989 - Poetry - 160 pages
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A devastating revelation of violence, exploitation, and corrupt politics, Coming to Jakarta derives its title from the role played by the CIA, banks, and oil companies in the 1965 slaughter of more than half a million Indonesians.
  

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This poem got me into writed mixed genre and academic poetry. Very powerful way to portray truth. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
9
Section 2
17
Section 3
65
Section 4
89
Section 5
90
Section 6
90
Section 7
91
Section 8
143
Section 9
151
Section 10
157
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About the author (1989)

Peter Dale Scott is Professor Emeritus of English at the University of California, Berkeley, and is the author of "Cocaine Politics: Drugs, Armies, and the CIA in Central America" (1993) and "Deep Politics and the Death of JFK "(1996), both from UC Press.

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