Novel Launch of 'OBAMA and ME' by
in State Elementary School Menteng 01
(Jakarta, Indonesia) OBAMA and ME
a novel by Damien Dematra is launched on Friday, 8th October 2010 in
State Elementary School Menteng 01 and attended by Damien Dematra
(writer), Turdi alias Evi, Dorce Gamalama, Mrs. Hasimah (Headmistress of
State Elementary School Menteng 01), dan Mr. William Tuchrello (US
All media have been looking for her. The missing Turdi, the nanny and
the chef of Barack 'Barry' Obama's family while they were still living
in Menteng Dalam, Jakarta, Indonesia. All these times, Turdi has been a
controversial and mysterious figure because she is the living witness of
Little Barry and his family's daily activities. Only after the release
of the movie "Little Obama" on big screen, she was finally founded in a
corner street of Jakarta, in the place where no one could ever think of.
No wonder she was never founded.
Turdi has gone through bitterness of life from becoming a prostitute
until she finally accept the fact that she must live her life as a woman
in a male body.
Obama and Me is written based on the trace footprints of Turdi and
blended with fiction, with the facts proportion is around 70% based on
Obama and Me raised a social fact that anybody could encounter with
anyone in their track of life as well as stressing that people never
choose what they will become, instead, they could only choose how they
are going to live their lives and do it as good as possible…if the noble
choices are still available for them.
This novel launch is part of "Celebrating Obama's Homecoming" that is
planned on early November. The movie "Little Obama" is going to be
released on American Film Market, an international film event, in Los
Angeles, on the coming 3-10 November. The screening of this movie in on
the 5th November 2010 and it is expected to be released throughout US
and other countries.
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