Y. B. Mangunwijaya

Writer


He was born in Ambarawa (May 06, 1929), and died in Jakarta (Feb 10, 1999)
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An Indonesian architect, writer, and Catholic religious leader. He was popularly known as Romo Mangun (Father Mangun). He was the author of many novels, short stories, essays and non-fiction works. He produced many anthology of novels such as Ikan-ikan Hiu, Ido, Homa (The Sharks, Ido, Homa), Roro Mendut, Durga/Umayi, Burung-Burung Manyar (The Weaverbirds), and his essays were published in various newspapers in Indonesia. His work, Sastra dan Religiositas (Literature and Religiosity) was awarded as the best non-fiction book in 1982, while his novel The Weaverbirds received the Ramon Magsaysay Award in 1996.


Book(s)


Burung-Burung Manyar
(The Weaverbirds)
Novel
406 page(s), Penerbit Buku Kompas
Rumah Bambu
Collection of Short Stories
200 page(s), Kepustakaan Populer Gramedia (KPG)


What Media Say


Romo Mangun by Catherine Mills — Inside Indonesia (Jul 30, 2007)


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