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Memoirs

These are the stories of the people who have shaped our community, and in a way, our lives. Whether they've managed groundbreaking achievements, or have sometimes slipped through the cracks in society; each book contains truth, their truth from a certain point of view; but they are definitely filled with life lessons that each of us can learn.

  • An Equal Joy - Localbooks.sg

    An Equal Joy

    S$24.30

    Description About the Author “I have noticed, increasingly, that people after the age of 65 or thereabouts begin to experience the fear of deat...

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    S$24.30
  • A Passion for Life

    A Passion for Life

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    Description About the Author This is a biography of Dr Felicia Wu. Felicia was a scientist with a successful career in cancer research, but wha...

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  • 《东瀛散记》刘纕英

    东瀛散记

    S$13.09

    Description 2016年是刘纕英女士逝世四十周年,本书收集她二十九篇有关日本文化及她在东京留学时生活经历的文章出版成书以资纪念。这些文章都曾在《南洋商报》商余版刊登,当时刘纕英受到商报的编辑、已故的连士升先生之邀而撰写。本书还附上二十世纪初两位著名日本作家森欧外与佐藤春夫的生...

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  • You'll Die in Singapore

    You'll Die in Singapore

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    Description About the Author Weakened by hunger, thirst and ill-treatment, author Charles McCormac, then a World War Two prisoner-of-war in Jap...

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  • The Best I Could - Localbooks.sg

    The Best I Could

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    Description About the Author Subhas Anandan (1947– 2015) was undoubtedly Singapore's best-known crominal lawyer. The Best I Could traces the li...

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  • Short Circuits

    Short Circuits

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    Description About the Author This collection of occasional reflections is a first by one of Singapore’s most distinguished poets. Exploring how...

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  • S Rajaratnam on Singapore

    S Rajaratnam on Singapore

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    Description About the Author This book, a compilation of key speeches and articles by the late Mr S Rajaratnam, is a tribute to one of the foun...

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  • Tan Siak Kew

    Tan Siak Kew

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    Description About the Author With Foreword by S R Nathan. “A scholar by inclination, a businessman by necessity, a diplomat by duty” those wer...

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  • Robert Kuok

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    Description Winner of Singapore Book Awards 2018, Book of the Year Robert Kuok is one of the most highly respected businessmen in Asia. But thi...

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  • Tan Kah-Kee

    Tan Kah-Kee

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    Description For a Chinese immigrant in South-East Asia to make good is not unique, but what is unique in Tan Kah-kee’s case is his enormous con...

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  • Tan Lark Sye

    Tan Lark Sye

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    Description This book is a record of Mr Tan Lark Sye's remarkable contribution to the founding of Nanyang University. Hailing from Jimei, Fujia...

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  • Pai Naa
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    Pai Naa

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    Description Praise ‘I was determined to show the Chinese guerrillas that the British could stand up to anything they could. Communist Lao Lee o...

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  • Out of the Harbour - Localbooks.sg
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    Out of the Harbour

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    Description About the Author What will you do if you are standing at a crossroad in life and God calls you to leave familiar surroundings for a...

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  • My Life's Journey

    My Life's Journey

    S$130.00

    Description Dr Wai-Fah Chen – a Chinese-born American academic and widely recognized structural engineering specialist in the field of mechanic...

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  • Escape

    Escape

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    Description About the Author Klong Prem prison, Thailand. The “Bangkok Hilton”, where 600 foreigners among the 12,000 inmates of this walled pr...

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  • Escape the Past

    Escape the Past

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    Description About the Author In this gripping prequel to ‘Escape’, drug smuggler-turned-bestselling author David McMillan starts from the begin...

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  • Hakka Soul

    Hakka Soul

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    Description Chin Woon Ping's Hakka Soul chronicles the dreams, ambitions and idiosyncrasies of her family, beginning with the death of her gran...

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  • Life on the Cusp

    Life on the Cusp

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    Description About the Author While the first 30 years of new China's scientific development was a self-reliant era marked by the detonations of...

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  • It's Easy to Cry - Localbooks.sg

    It's Easy to Cry

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    Description About the Author Subhas Anandan (1947–2015) was Singapore’s the best-known criminal lawyer, having led several landmark cases that ...

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  • Difference Makers

    Difference Makers

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    Description About the Author Difference Makers: Stories of Those Who Dared is a different sort of book. It features many big names from corpora...

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  • A River Called Beautiful

    A River Called Beautiful

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    Description Singapore, 1920s: At the imposing gates of a grand mansion, a young bride from China comes to join a wealthy Teochew family ruled b...

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  • LKY: Political Cartoons

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    Description Praise About the Author Look inside the book The urban legend goes that Morgan Chua’s first political cartoon of Lee Kuan Yew in th...

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  • Mum Is Where the Heart Is

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    Description About the Author Translated by Shelly Bryant from You Jin's 1996 memoir [跌碎的彩虹] Look inside the book   |   Get the E-book In this u...

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