The Singapore Story (Abridged Edition) is a shorter, more digestible version of the original edition of Volume 1 of The Singapore Story. This abridged version is especially tailored for Singaporeans who have to know their past to understand the present and to be better prepared for the future.
- traces Lee Kuan Yew's boyhood, his Japanese occupation experience, his four years in England as a student when his political views took shape, and his work preparing for the launch of the People's Action Party.
- describes how he and his colleagues worked in a united front with the communists, won the elections, became the government and finally broke with communists and fought against them
- details the troubles he and his colleagues faced fro communal intimidation and domination by the Malaysia and become independent on 9 August 1965
23.1 x 15.2 x 2.5 cm