Heritage Dim Sum: A Teacher Remembers
Through engrossing, easy-to-read anecdotes, a pioneer-generation Singaporean recounts the significant milestones in his life, including his varied experiences as a classroom teacher, university tutor, vice-principal, senior lecturer, assistant director, Commonwealth Fund for Technical Co-operation International civil servant, specialist advisor and newsletter editor. Koh Kong Chia taught English in Singapore, Port Moresby, Kota Kinabalu, Sandakan, Tawau, Chengdu and Beijing over a span of 33 years. The sights, sounds and charms of old Singapore as seen through his perspective growing up in the post-war colonial period are also lovingly conveyed, as is his lifelong fascination with Chinese dialect opera. This book hopes to provide a unique appreciation of Singapore's heritage and culture through the lens of someone who had a ringside seat witnessing the birth of modern Singapore from the 1940s onwards.

Heritage Dim Sum: A Teacher Remembers

SKU: 9789811183638
$15.00 Regular Price
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  • ISBN

    9789811183638
  • Authors

    Koh Kong Chia
  • Extent

    260
  • Format

    Paperback
  • Year

    2018
  • Publisher

    Celestial

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