Indelible City

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- Debut collection of essays about personal memories in Singapore's changing urban landscape- Author has a PhD in Literature from NUS, teaches in SIM International Academy- Author will promote book in libraries, schools and public places- Creative non-fiction / literary non-fiction as a genre is becoming popular
The city is a place laced with the material and the immaterial, the visible and invisible. There are the migratory lines trod by our ancestors, the scent of our foodways, the flight of birds, the sigh of an old school, a demolished rooftop, an unassuming lamppost, fading tongues, empty chairs, extroverted harbours. These are the indelible marks that layer our city, that make up where we are, and who we are. Drawing together her memories growing up in Singapore and lyrical observations of the nation's ever-changing landscape, Yi Wei creates an evocative portrait of the city and what it means to her. Beautifully rendered and delicately written, Indelible City brings you on an intimate sojourn with Yi Wei as she explores issues of home, identity and place. "The city, under the magic of Yi Wei's creative non-fiction, is a living thing tinged with loss, nostalgia and wonder." - Yong Shu Hoong, poet and editor of essays, Quarterly Literary Review Singapore "Yi Wei's debut guides with a gentle hand through a mnemonic city, her mnemonic city, signposted by fiction, fact and fancy." - Loh Guan Liang, author of Bitter Punch and Transparent Strangers
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Weight 0.091000
Author Chew Yi Wei
Availability IP
Department Travel Writing
Format Paperback
ISBN 9789814794251
Pages 112
Published 15/07/2018
Publisher Marshall Cavendish Books
Section Travel Writing: General
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