Stock Image

A Singapore Life

Lim, Harold

0 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0595413552 / ISBN 13: 9780595413553
Published by iUniverse, 2006
New Condition: New Hardcover
From BestPricedBooks (Portland, OR, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since June 26, 2003

Quantity Available: 1

Buy New
List Price: US$ 11.95
Price: US$ 7.65 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.99 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

50 years experience, satisfaction guaranteed, paperback w/82pp. This is Like NEW, NEVER USED, Very clean, Nice & a BARGAIN.As always, very well wrapped, same day service & notification. Thankyou for your business. Bookseller Inventory # 025918

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: A Singapore Life

Publisher: iUniverse

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: NEVER USED

Book Condition:New

About this title

Synopsis:

A Singapore Life tells the story of growing up under a unique fusion of influences-Chinese heritage, Malay neighbours, Christian beliefs, British colonial rule, Japanese occupiers The youngest of ten children born to immigrant parents, the author spends carefree childhood days on a coconut estate, his life filled with the pleasures of whirling rubber seeds, catching fish, and fighting kites, as well as encounters with snakes, crocodiles, tigers, and flying foxes. These innocent delights, however, come to an end when war breaks out and the Japanese army takes over Singapore. Curious, independent, and enterprising, the young author struggles to earn a living and establish his life, gradually learning about himself and the ways of the world in the process. A Singapore Life is a first person account of life in an era that was a formative period in the making of modern Singapore. The story of how one emerges from childhood to make one's way into adult life is a universal and timeless one that will speak to readers all over the world.

About the Author:

Harold S. P. Lim was born in Singapore and lived there for over fifty years before immigrating to Canada. A businessman, he also cultivated orchids and was a keen golfer at the Singapore Island Country Club, where he held a single handicap and landed a ?hole in one.? His other interests include photography (he is an Associate of the Royal Photographic Society) and gardening. He is now engaged in community service and lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Satisfaction always guaranteed. Always the best books at the best prices. We will do our best for you 100% of the time. We have been selling books on the internet for 17 years using the same eBay ID bestpricedbooks_usa & on ABEbooks for over 15 years now. Please check my feedback and auctions on eBay. Over 50,000 satisfied, happy repeat buyers. IMMEDIATE SHIPMENT GUARANTEED. FREE DELIVERY CONFIRMATION on ALL Orders

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

Please contact me for the postage rates. It varies from piece to piece and depends also on how quickly you want to receive it. We process credit cards, Personal checks and money orders and credit cards through www.paypal.com to hwolff@comcast.net and ABEbooks.com all accepted. When buying more than 1 piece, the postage is combined and greatly reduced. IMMEDIATE SHIPMENT & SATISFACTION ALWAYS GUARANTEED. FREE DELIVERY CONFIRMATION on ALL Priority orders and FREE DELIVERY CONFIRMATION on all Media...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

FREE DELIVERY CONFIRMATION on ALL Priority orders and FREE DELIVERY CONFIRMATION on all Media Mail orders over $15.00 within the United States. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required. (OVERSEAS ORDERS)-If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required. If a book weighs less than 4 pounds & will fit in a flat rate International Priority envelope & that service is available in your country, We will ship it to you that way. These orders take approximately 7-12 days to reach you. If there is enough postage allotted we will always mail them air-mail so you will get your book in the fastest way possible for your money spent. We do mail all items ordered the same day and it depends entirely on the way it is shipped how long it takes to reach you. We re-adjusted the estimated delivery times to the maximum, however, your book could actually reach you a lot sooner.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order Cash PayPal