Roll Out the Champagne Singapore

Roll Out the Champagne  Singapore
Author : Catherine Lim
Publisher : Marshall Cavendish International Asia Pte Ltd
Total Pages : 283
Release : 2014-09-15
ISBN 10 : 9789814561976
ISBN 13 : 9814561975
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Roll Out the Champagne Singapore Book Description:

30 stories about ordinary Singaporeans at their best and worst, their joys and griefs and angers, their dreams fulfilled or lost. They are tales about the awesome human condition and the even more awesome human spirit, interweaved with the author’s vignettes of her nearly 50 years in Singapore, such as how she came from Malaysia to live in Singapore and her run-in with then prime minister Goh Chok Tong. Stories include: The Quitter Who Stayed A Sock on the Jaw, a Blow on the Solar Plexus The Taximan Cometh A Writer’s Roller Coaster Ride The BKBC (bo kia bo chap) Interview Little Red Dot A Good Man in Singapore Elvis Presley Gave Me a Winning 4D Number Thanks , but No Thanks, Censorship! The Sixth C About the Author Catherine Lim is Singapore’s celebrated fiction author and prominent political commentator. She has written almost 20 books across various genres – short stories, novels, reflective prose, poems, political and satirical pieces. Known for writing about Singapore society, she has crossed swords several times with the establishment over her political commentaries. In this latest book, she rolls out the birthday champagne for Singapore and celebrates her adopted country’s 50th birthday


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