Singapore: A Biography
Mark Ravinder Frost, Yu-Mei Balasingamchow
Singapore: A Biography takes you there - those critical moments in the island's past, as captured through the personal accounts of people who actually lived through them. Encounter violent unrest on the city's streets, the jostling down its corridors of power, the high life of its up-and-coming elites, and the daily struggles of existence that lay beyond the its five-foot ways, in an epic drama that stretches back over seven centuries.
Grounded in scholarship yet fired by the imagination, this book tells a new Singapore story - one more dramatic, complex and engrossing that you might expect.