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The Three Ballerinas By Yusiana Basuki
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The Three Ballerinas is the inspiring story of Arianna, an Indonesian living in the California winery, and the extraordinary depth of her love for her two autistic children, and the sacrifices she... More > makes as a single mother to enable them to live independent, productive lives. Her first born, Nina, grows up in a solitary world, unable to interact with other children, and beset by baseless fears, typical of autism. Eventually, due to Arianna's hard work in securing medical help, while struggling against the intolerance and cruelty of people unaware of the manifestations of autism, Nina becomes independent and studies art in Italy. She creates a masterpiece based on her lonely youth, entitled "The Three Ballerinas." To complicate her already overwhelming life, Arianna unexpectedly met up with her teenage love, Yudi, who is now an important Indonesian politician, and she carries a secret that could destroy the life and career of her true love.< Less
The Yellow Dragon By Yusiana Basuki
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Lily Kho, a Chinese woman born in Indonesia, the daughter of a rich conglomerate owner, endures all manner of physical and psychological torment due to the tragedy she experienced in May 1998 when... More > the political turbulence shook the country. As a Chinese woman, she struggles in racially biased Indonesia and experiences a gender discrimination. Lily is forced to use all of her strength and fortitude to overcome almost impossible obstacles to succeed her father’s global enterprise. This is an awe inspiring story of overcoming adversity, as the characters travel around the globe between Jakarta, Singapore, Zurich, London, Boston and San Francisco. A gripping, heart-wrenching love story entails family honor, betrayal, murder, and business intrigue, set against the Indonesian historical turmoil of the hideous political atrocities in late 20th century. Lily endeavors to continue her father’s legacy and achieve enduring love and inner peace.< Less
The Exotic Orchid By Yusiana Basuki
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Annie, the main character of the story, is a Javanese woman of noble birth. Her arranged marriage, and followed by her husband's adulterous betrayal, then subsequent lost of custody of her only child... More > forced her to escape from Indonesia to New York with only a few hundred dollars in her pocket, determined to find a better life. She finds a job as a Balinese dancer. Through hardship, long and winding roads for years in work, courtship and motherhood, such as having an illegitimate son that is disgraceful according to Indonesian moral standard, and being expelled by Indonesian community in New York, she strives to become a distinguished fashion designer. The story of an immigrant struggles for her existence is relevant to American society.< Less
The Yellow Dragon By Yusiana Basuki
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Lily Kho, a Chinese woman born in Indonesia, the daughter of a rich conglomerate owner, endures all manner of physical and psychological torment due to the tragedy she experienced in May 1998 when... More > the political turbulence shook the country. As a Chinese woman, she struggles in racially biased Indonesia and experiences a gender discrimination. Lily is forced to use all of her strength and fortitude to overcome almost impossible obstacles to succeed her father’s global enterprise. A gripping, heart-wrenching love story entails family honor, betrayal, murder, and business intrigue, set against the Indonesian historical turmoil of the hideous political atrocities in late 20th century.< Less
The Three Ballerinas By Yusiana Basuki
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The Three Ballerinas is the inspiring story of Arianna, an Indonesian living in the California winery, and the extraordinary depth of her love for her two autistic children, and the sacrifices she... More > makes as a single mother to enable them to live independent, productive lives. Her first born, Nina, grows up in a solitary world, unable to interact with other children, and beset by baseless fears, typical of autism. Eventually, due to Arianna's hard work in securing medical help, while struggling against the intolerance and cruelty of people unaware of the manifestations of autism, Nina becomes independent and studies art in Italy. She creates a masterpiece based on her lonely youth, entitled "The Three Ballerinas."< Less