The Sound of Memories: Recordings from the Oral History Centre, Singapore features the happy, funny, poignant and bittersweet − but always heartwarming and unforgettable − stories, memories and anecdotes of Singaporeans from all walks of life. Distilled from almost 5,000 interviews that the National Archives of Singapore's Oral History Centre has collected since 1979, these recordings describe the experiences of everyman, from tycoons and tailors to chief executive officers and chefs. Their recollections are captured in chapters on subjects as varied as schooldays, pastimes, the Japanese Occupation, food, medicine, economy, women, sports, and more.
National Archives of Singapore and World Scientific
9789811206016 (soft cover)