June 16, 2012

Labour of Love

This is indeed a Labour of Love...Every reader who has been a student should read this book....it brings to life what being a poor student in Tanjong Lobang School in the 50's and 60's was like... You might just read about a dear uncle of yours struggling to get his school certificate. You might just be amused by a relative who crept into the school kitchen just to get an extra piece of biscuit!! And you will definitely read about how hard the students work  and mature to be the leaders of Sarawak......Stories from the heart!!

Congratulations to Dr. HH Chong and his friends for bringing the stories in print for all to read and enjoy!! And remember those long ago days...and to share with loved ones....

Tanjong Lobang Stories

Tanjong Lobang Stories

Paperback, 161 Pages 
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This book is about the early years of Tanjong Lobang School / College, which is situated at the top of a promontory in Miri Sarawak overlooking the South China Sea. The institution holds fond memories for its students and teachers. Some 50 years later, some of them have come together to tell the stories about how it has made a great difference to their lives, enabling them in turn to have contributed to the wellbeing of their people and the making of the nation. They record in this book their gratitude to the institution and its people, their love for them and their friendship that has endured over the decades. Reading this book will also give you a glimpse of how life in Sarawak was 50 years ago and how difficult and yet important it was to offer the young urchins a chance for an education. This book is a labour of love.



7 comments:

wenn said...

great storyline..

Sarawakiana@2 said...

Hope you get a copy of this book..many of my friends are co-writers. They are great people with great stories!! And I taught in this school for almost three years...experiencing one of the greatest moments of my teaching career!! A great school with a great foundation and history. their deeds and contributions must not be forgotten.

sintaicharles said...

is it available at Bells and Popular?

Sarawakiana@2 said...

charles...I am not sure..just came home and have not been to the bookstores..But I think it is now available on line..I will check with Dr. Chong soon...Would like to get hold of a few copies myself...thanks for the interest...

Sarawakiana@2 said...

Charles..you can call Dr. Chong if he still has more copies to sell...0128743936

sintaicharles said...

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sintaicharles said...

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