Google Doodle Honors Indonesian Writer and Patriot Pramoedya Ananta Toer

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About Pramoedya Ananta Toer (1925-2006),
Written by Joseph Hincks, Yenni Kwok, and was originally published in TIME,
Feb 06, 2017


Google marked what would have been the 92nd birthday of Indonesian patriot Pramoedya Ananta Toer on Monday with a doodle depicting the long-incarcerated novelist hard at work at his typewriter. Pramoedya — also known as Pram — held a mirror to both Japanese and Dutch colonialism, Google writes. But his life, as well as his art, became a symbol of Indonesia’s unbowed spirit.

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