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Escape from paradise : [(from third world to first)]

Author: John Harding; May Chu Harding
Publisher: Phoenix : IDKPress, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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"Escape from Paradise is a contemporary and true woman's story set in Singapore, Brunei, Australia, England, and the United States. It involves Singapore's famous Tiger Balm family, and a wealthy and mysterious family from Brunei and the link between them, a young Singaporean woman, May Chu Lee. This story of May Chu's escape from her arranged marriage in Singapore to the United States, involves an American, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: May Chu Harding; Chung family.; Chung family.; May Chu Harding
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Harding; May Chu Harding
ISBN: 0971092907 9780971092907
OCLC Number: 49869589
Description: 442 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: John & May Chu Harding.

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"Escape from Paradise is a contemporary and true woman's story set in Singapore, Brunei, Australia, England, and the United States. It involves Singapore's famous Tiger Balm family, and a wealthy and mysterious family from Brunei and the link between them, a young Singaporean woman, May Chu Lee. This story of May Chu's escape from her arranged marriage in Singapore to the United States, involves an American, the current British Lord Chancellor, and an ex-CIA agent with Republican Party ties to George Bush, Sr., and now a prominent Washington lobbyist for Burma. For divorce in Singapore, May Chu needed more than a lawyer; she was forced to wage guerilla warfare against a powerful family with business interests in the United States, including an IPO of X-10 Wireless, then under registration with the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission. From its first paragraph, Escape from Paradise draws the reader into the ambiance of a cosmopolitan Asia never touched upon by any other book"-- Publisher description.

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self-published autobiography

by neohongkong (WorldCat user published about 2 weeks ago) Poor Permalink

The book, with a patchy official website and an entry in wikipedia, was a typical example of self-published source. An independent publisher, a tabloid journalism toned news regarding the book was "banned" in Singapore, everything make this autobiography too lame.

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