This is an exciting and adventurous story of flying,
fighting, intrigue and sizzling romantic episodes during the Indonesian
Revolutions of 1947, 1958 and 1990.
Indonesia, the most populated Muslim country in the World located on the
steamy,.sweltering Equator, is even now a boiling pot of demonstrations,
genocide and bizarre actions.
At l7 years old,
young Matt Saber (recently released from 3 years in a Japanese prison
camp) joins the Indonesian Rebels against the Dutch flying supplies to the
Rebels. He is captured by the Dutch but
manages to escape nearly losing his life in the process.
The year is 1947 and the battles go on until 1949
when Soekarno is declared President of the United States of Indonesia. The deal that was made between Soekarno and
Saber is broken by the new President giving Matt Saber his first taste of the
perfidy of politicians.
Ten years later, Saber returns to Indonesia flying a
P-51 Mustang wrecking havoc with the troops under his enemy Soekarno.. This new set of Rebels, after years of
fighting finally overthrow the Soekarno regime. Matt Saber continues to amaze
his compatriots with his bravery and survival instincts.
A new day is born!
Or so the Indonesian people thought but as it turns out they have only
replaced one Dictator with a new one named Soeharto.
Years go by, Saber is comfortably living in the
United States, when the call from friends in Indonesia once more lure him back
to the Islands.
This time it’s not a shooting war, but one of
intrigue and chicanery. Matt
Saber, is in his 60’s and he masterminds a set of events that lands him in
Salemba Prison for 18 months. But in
the end his plan works and the Soeharto regime is toppled. A surprise causes his release from prison
four months before his sentence is up.
Matt Saber’s hair raising adventures and ability to
go the extra mile for the underdog, along with his penchant for romance in the
strangest places, leave you wondering what will happen next and to whom.
Nathan Cannon, Author