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Beauty Is A Wound
by Eka Kurniawan

Format: Paperback, Indonesian
490 page(s)
ISBN/ISBN13: /9789792278804
Published Feb 16, 2012 by Gramedia Pustaka Utama

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At the end of Dutch colonialism, a woman is forced into prostitution. She gives birth to three beautiful daughters and when she is pregnant with her fourth, she wishes for the child to be born ugly. The wish is fulfilled and she names the girl Beauty.