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April 30, 2006

Indonesian Author Pramoedya Ananta Toer Dies

81 year-old Indonesian author Pramoedya Ananta Toer died at home on Sunday surrounded by his family.

"My father died peacefully at 8.55 a.m.. He had dedicated his whole life to this country through his work," his daughter Tatiana Ananta told The Associated Press. "We all have lost a great father, a great author. I am very proud of him." (Washington Post)

Posted by news editor at 05:48 PM