The Thorn of Lion City: A Memoir

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An intense and emotive memoir of one girl's difficult family upbringing in a Singaporean Chinese family during the Second World War. Lucy Lum was the third of seven children, born in Singapore in 1933 into a Chinese immigrant family ruled with an iron hand by Popo, her fearsome and superstitious grandmother. Popo is a firm believer in the old ways, in stomach-churning herbalist remedies, in the dubious fortune-telling of mystics, and in mischievous little girls like Lucy knowing their place, and is forever keen to dispense ...

The Thorn of Lion City: A Memoir 2008, PublicAffairs, New York

ISBN-13: 9781586486051

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The Thorn of Lion City: A Memoir 2008, HarperPerennial, London

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The Thorn of Lion City: A Memoir 2007, PublicAffairs, New York, NY

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The Thorn of Lion City: A Memoir 2007, Fourth Estate Ltd, London

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The Thorn of Lion City: A Memoir 2007, Fourth Estate Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780007253807

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