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A time of fireflies and wild guavas

by Maurice Baker

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Published by Federal Publications in Singapore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Singapore
    • Subjects:
    • Baker, Maurice, 1920-,
    • Malaya -- Description and travel.,
    • Singapore -- Description and travel.,
    • Singapore -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMaurice Baker.
      SeriesTimes heritage library
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCT1578.B35 A3 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 130 p. :
      Number of Pages130
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL960517M
      ISBN 109810122861
      LC Control Number95948181
      OCLC/WorldCa34894275

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Growing Up in British Malaya and Singapore: A Time of Fireflies and Wild Guavas is an autobiography of Maurice Baker's life in Malaya and Singapore from the s to the s. His memoir extends from the earliest of childhood memories Pages: Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Baker, Maurice, Time of fireflies and wild guavas.

Singapore: Federal Publications, Growing Up in British Malaya and Singapore: A Time of Fireflies and Wild Guavas is an autobiography of Maurice Baker''s life in Malaya and Singapore from the s to the s.

His memoir extends from the earliest of childhood memories with his family and friends up to the defeat of the British during the Japanese Occupation of Singapore. A Time of Fireflies and Wild Guavas Maurice Baker An account of the first twenty years of the author's life from growing up in Kedah with a British father and Tamil mother to studying in Raffles College Singapore, where he was when Japan took the city.

After the war Baker was both an academic and a distinguished Singaporean diplomat. Very Good Paperback. Reprint pages Weight kg. Growing Up in British Malaya and Singapore: A Time of Fireflies and Wild Guavas Maurice Baker World Scientific pages $ LA In this autobiography, Baker recounts his life in the Malay Peninsula from to and at Raffles College in Singapore from to Lee "Growing Up In British Malaya And Singapore: A Time Of Fireflies And Wild Guavas" por Maurice Baker disponible en Rakuten Kobo.

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