Janet Lim (Brisbane, Australia) holds a significant position in the modern history of Singapore: she was the first ever Asian nurse to be promoted to the position of matron in Singapore. After WWII, she settled permanently in Australia, where she now has three children and six grandchildren.
'Readers will quickly get caught up in this fascinating narrative - a compelling story of endurance, faith and friendship' Publishers Weekly Singapore slave's tale a bestseller. Three TV networks vying for rights to Janet Lim's bookA" Streats newspaper, Singapore - a historically important and inspirational story - what will strike you about this book is the lack of bitterness in her accountA" The Straits Times, Singapore - despite the events of her life, Lim is cheerful and her life philosophy is inspiring in its simplicityA" TODAY newspaper, Singapore A vivid and true account of one's brush with slavery, Sold for Silver is a beautiful and poignant readA" Think magazine, Singapore Sold for Silver is an inspiration. A pin-prick of light when all is darkA" New Straits Times, Malaysia