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Tall Order: The Goh Chok Tong Story (Volume 1)

Tall Order: The Goh Chok Tong Story (Volume 1)

Peh Shing Huei

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Shortlisted for 2019 Singapore Book Awards Best Non-Fiction Title and Best Book Cover Design Goh Chok Tong was not supposed to be the Prime Ministe...

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Singapore in the 60s: An Illustrated Recollection Of Life In The Sixties

Singapore in the 60s: An Illustrated Recollection Of Life In The Sixties

James Suresh, Syed Ismail (Illus.)

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With his new book, James Suresh—co-creator of the hugely popular Mr Kiasu—is bringing back the 1960s through cartoon drawings and anecdotes. Praise...

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Tan Kim Seng: A Biography

Tan Kim Seng: A Biography

Vivienne Tan

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It is remarkable that no biography of Tan Kim Seng has been published until now considering that his imprint on 19th century Singapore is so signif...

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Harry Builds a Nation (book 3)

Patrick Yee

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Harry Builds a Nation is the third book in the picture book series about Singapore’s remarkable leader, Lee Kuan Yew. Where A Boy Named Harry showe...

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Chia Ann Siang and Family: The Tides of Fortune

Chia Ann Siang and Family: The Tides of Fortune

Linda Kow, Ruth Chia, Soh Tiang Keng

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First detailed account of the life of one of Singapore’s pioneers – a landowner, merchant and philanthropist Vivid portrayal of a Peranakan Chines...

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When I Was in Uniform…

When I Was in Uniform…

James Suresh, Syed Ismail (Illus.)

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In this charming and funny book, Suresh recalls his days in the Singapore Armed Forces after being enlisted in 1975. Although the army then was not...

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A Boy Named Harry (book 1)

Patrick Yee

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The future leader of Singapore spent his growing up years doing what other children did in the 1920s. Harry liked to play with spinning tops, marbl...

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The LKY Story–Lee Kuan Yew: The Man Who Shaped a Nation

The LKY Story: The Man Who Shaped a Nation

Yoshihide Fujiwara, Yoshio Nabeta

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The LKY Story - Lee Kuan Yew: The Man Who Shaped a Nation is a tribute to Singapore's late founding father and Minister Mentor, Mr. Lee Kuan Yew. S...

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Harry Grows Up - Localbooks.sg

Harry Grows Up (book 2)

Patrick Yee

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Harry Grows Up is the second book in the series of picture books about the life of Singapore’s remarkable leader, Lee Kuan Yew. In the first book, ...

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George Yeo on Bonsai, Banyan and the Tao

George Yeo on Bonsai, Banyan and the Tao

Latif Asad-Ul Iqbal, Lee Huay Leng

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Since his undergraduate days in Cambridge, George Yeo has spoken and written much in and out of government. Many remember the things which he said ...

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Anwar Ibrahim
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Anwar Ibrahim

Charles Allers

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Long before the recent Arab Spring, when the topic of democracy with in many Muslim countries took center stage internationally, Malaysia‰۪s Anwar ...

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Eve: Memoirs of an International Sex Worker
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Eve: Memoirs of an International Sex Worker

Annika Cleeve

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This is the true story of Annika Cleeves eighteen years as a sex worker and international escort in Australia, Singapore and Southeast Asia.

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In the Footsteps of Stamford Raffles
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In the Footsteps of Stamford Raffles

Nigel Barley

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Born into genteel poverty in 1781, he joined the East India Company at the age of fourteen and worked his way up to become Lieutenant Governor of J...

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You'll Die in Singapore

You'll Die in Singapore

Charles McCormac

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Weakened by hunger, thirst and ill-treatment, author Charles McCormac, then a World War Two prisoner-of-war in Japanese-occupied Singapore, knew th...

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Let The People Have Him, Chiam See Tong:

Let The People Have Him, Chiam See Tong

Loke Hoe Yeong

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Chiam See Tong (b. 1935) is Singapore’s longest serving opposition politician. A member of parliament for nearly three decades, Chiam is also one o...

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My Father in His Suitcase

My Father in His Suitcase

John K. Corner

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John (Kay) Corner left home in 1960, aged 19. He would never see his father, E. J. H. Corner, again. Edred John Henry Corner was one of the most co...

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Goh Keng Swee: A Public Career Remembered

Goh Keng Swee: A Public Career Remembered

Desker Barry, Kwa Chong Guan

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Dr Goh Keng Swee was Singapore’s first Minister for Finance from 1959 to 1965 who initiated Singapore’s first industrial estate now known as Jurong...

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Mr SIA: Fly Past

Mr SIA: Fly Past

Ken Hickson

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Introducing the life and times of a legend in international aviation—Lim Chin Beng—the man they called Mr SIA. Absorbing the life and work of Lim C...

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Mdm Kwa: The Life of Mrs Lee Kwan Yew

Mdm Kwa: The Life of Mrs Lee Kuan Yew

Morgan Chua

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Kwa Geok Choo was most famously known as the woman behind the man who shaped Singapore. But more than just the wife of the late PM Lee Kuan Yew, sh...

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Journey to Impact - Localbooks.sg

Journey to Impact

Veronica Colondam

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What matters most in life? Why do we do the things we do? How do we want to be remembered? Those were honest questions that drove Veronica Colondam...

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Waves of Independence: Memoirs of a Malaysian Doyenne

Waves of Independence: Memoirs of a Malaysian Doyenne

Gunn Chit Wha

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"It is important not to forget the role of the many people like [Gunn Chit Wha] who…played their part in helping our nation through the challenges ...

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Pioneers in Microbiology: The Human Side of Science

Pioneers in Microbiology: The Human Side of Science

Jong-Kang Liu, King-Thom Chung

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Pasteurization, penicillin, Koch's postulates, and gene coding. These discoveries and inventions are vital yet commonplace in modern life, but wer...

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One More Chance

One More Chance

Colin Cheong

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By the time he was in Primary 5, Benny Se Teo was packing opium and running the packets to his father’s opium den in Chinatown. At 15, he bought a ...

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冼星海在新加坡十年 1911-1921
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冼星海在新加坡十年 1911-1921

何乃强

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很少人知道,中国著名“人民音乐家”冼星海(1905–1945)童年时期在新加坡生活了十年,而且在养正学校度过了他人生中很重要的几年。这几年,对冼星海往后的音乐生涯,有着非常重要的影响。 作者何乃强医生对冼星海的一生有过认真的探究。作为冼星海的“校友”,他花了几年的时间收集、阅读有关文章与资料,...

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