The M Quotient (Hardcover Edtiion)
This book celebrates the lives of 13 prominent personalities who had migrated from the small town of Muar in the Malay peninsula to Singapore, where they were able to pursue their dreams and attain prominence. They include the late former President of Singapore S R Nathan, renowned architect Liu Thai Ker, historian Chiang Hai Ding and his dramatist brother, Michael Chiang, and leading psychiatrist Professor Kua Ee Heok. The author tells the fascinating stories of her fellow Muarians who shared the same unique Muar spirit, culture and values – the M Quotient – that were to serve them well in their later years as they went on to achieve noteworthy success in their chosen fields. This book extols their resilience and perseverance, which saw them through great odds in life.