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The Teenage Textbook


Publisher: Landmark Books
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  • About the Author
  • This book is for teenagers from 11 to 81.

    It is a story about love, lust and lechery, all happening in the pressing space of six-and-a-half weeks (but as this is a family book, we shall not say where or how it’s pressing.)

    Lee Mui Ee is the Ice Cream Girl. Tom D’Cruz, the Dashing Athletic Hero. Yeo Chung Kai is Mr Outstandingly Average while Sissy Song and Loo Kok Sean are the Princess of PJC and the Aspiring College Cassanova respectively.

    Who will melt the Ice Cream Girl?
    Who or what will sort out the mess?

    Will it be:
    The Teenage Textbook
    Dr E. Supramaniam MA (East Anglia), PhD (Calcutta)
    Toh Paik Choo, the editors of Female magazine and Mills & Boon?
    Who cares?

    The answers to these and many other earth- (or should we say) milk-shaking problems are here as the Ice Cream Girl decides to make a clean breast of it.

    “I’ve passed Teenhood.”

  • “Heartbreak huomour guaranteed to appeal to anyone who's ever been a teenager at some point of time. Achingly funny.”
    —Michael Chiang

    “Dear Teenage Textbook,
    Now then you tell me! Why you early-early don't say? Where were you in 1962 when I really needed you?”
    —Toh Paik Choo

  • Adrian Tan Gim Hai is a lawyer and author from Singapore. He is best known as the writer of the fiction novels The Teenage Textbook and The Teenage Workbook, which were bestsellers in Singapore in the late-1980s. Tan wrote the two novels while he was an undergraduate student at the National University of Singapore.

ISBN: 9789813002210
Cover Type: Paperback
Page Count: 175
Year Published: 1988