The Resource Growing up in British Malaya and Singapore : a time of fireflies and wild guavas, by Maurice Baker

Growing up in British Malaya and Singapore : a time of fireflies and wild guavas, by Maurice Baker

Label
Growing up in British Malaya and Singapore : a time of fireflies and wild guavas
Title
Growing up in British Malaya and Singapore
Title remainder
a time of fireflies and wild guavas
Statement of responsibility
by Maurice Baker
Title variation
Time of fireflies and wild guavas
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 1920s to the 1940s. 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. Baker''s recounts are often humorous and detailed with the help of rare photographs, preserved since his childhood. His love for poetry also seeps through the lines of vivid prose, sending the reader back to a simpler time where tigers still used to roam the
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
370.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
LA2383.S552
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Growing up in British Malaya and Singapore : a time of fireflies and wild guavas, by Maurice Baker
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published as: A time of fireflies and wild guavas. Singapore : Federal Publications, 1995
Antecedent source
unknown
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chapter 1 Beginnings -- Chapter 2 School -- Chapter 3 The Anglo-Chinese school, Ipoh -- Chapter 4 Boarding school -- Chapter 5 Lessons -- Chapter 6 School activities -- Chapter 7 Raffles College 1938-41 -- Chapter 8 Raffles College teaching staff -- Chapter 9 College life -- Chapter 10 War in Europe -- Chapter 11 The Japanese invasion -- Chapter 12 The fall of Singapore -- Chapter 13 Homeward bound
Control code
ocn886540024
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789814623797
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36312551
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)886540024
  • ebsco9814623792

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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