Thorn of Lion City by Lucy Lum
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Thorn of Lion City
By Lucy Lum

The Thorn of Lion City

A Memoir

By (author) See other recent books by Lucy Lum
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $24.99
Your Price: $22.49 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $2.50! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.12 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply

Thorn of Lion City by Lucy Lum

Book Description

Lucy Lum was born in Singapore in 1933, into a Chinese immigrant family ruled with an iron hand by Popo, her fearsome and superstitious grandmother. By the 1940s, the former British colony is living under the specter of the invading Japanese, and fear floods the streets. Lucys father finds himself being used as a translator for the occupiers, and brings back terrifying stories of his merciless employers. Heartbreaking and ultimately triumphant, The Thorn of Lion City offers a fascinating account of wartime occupation and of the softly-spoken, redemptive love between a father and daughter.

Buy Thorn of Lion City book by Lucy Lum from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781586486051
ISBN-10: 1586486055
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 140mm x 17mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: PublicAffairs,U.S.
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 13-May-2008
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions...

Customers who bought this also bought...

Books By Author Lucy Lum

Thorn of Lion City by Lucy Lum Thorn of Lion City, Paperback (April 2008)

An intense and emotive memoir of one girl's difficult family upbringing in a Singaporean Chinese family during the Second World War.

» View all books by Lucy Lum


» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Thorn of Lion City book by Lucy Lum and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Lucy Lum close
Thorn of Lion City by Lucy Lum
» close