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Escape from Paradise: From Third World to First

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Escape from Paradise is a current true adventure of a woman's escape from an arranged marriage. Set in Singapore, Brunei, Australia, England, and the United States, it involves Asia's famous Tiger Balm family, and a mysteriously wealthy family from Brunei.
Paperback, 442 pages
Published November 1st 2001 by IDKPRESS (first published October 20th 2001)
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Kathy Chung
Apr 13, 2013 Kathy Chung rated it really liked it
I was a bit lost in the beginning as too many names gets thrown in.

It would b helpful if there is a family chart
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When I read this book, I am left wondering what is fiction and what is real. It uses the style of a biography that leaves you wondering the truths behind this. Which, indeed I think are true. Escape from Paradise is a landmark book that should go down in Singapore as an accurate representation of the society, women, divorce and all the lies beneath the surface. It's a tragic family tale of how they lost their fortune due to greed and lust. I would very much like to meet the author one day to hav ...more
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