Click to preview The 'Good Brothers' of Pudu: A Chinese Malaysian Community of Kuala Lumpur pocket and trade book

160 years ago Kuala Lumpur was a jungle. Fleeing poverty and oppression in China, early settlers came in search of tin. Find out about the early days....about Pudu, one of the oldest (but often neglected) parts of the city.....If you want to know Kuala Lumpur, you've got to know Pudu and the people who live there.

Contains chapters on Captain China Yap Ah Loy and Secret Societies.

Find out about Sun Yat Sen's connections with Kuala Lumpur.


About the Author

Jim McAnna

Jim McAnna grew up in Dykehead, Shotts, a town in Lanarkshire, Scotland. He was educated at St.Patrick’s Primary, Shotts, and Our Lady’s High School, Motherwell. He graduated BSc. Hons in Psychology from University of Glasgow. He has been a computer consultant, having worked for several blue chip companies, where he specialized in corporate computer networks. He enjoys travelling and hopes to win the lottery one day!

“Once a Shotts Man
Always a Shotts man!”

Publish Date  November 22, 2013

Dimensions  Trade  142 pgs Black and White printing (on cream uncoated paper)

Category  History

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jimmcanna says

Update: the ebook option has just been removed - so only way to get book is to place an order for a printed copy through Blurb.

posted at 06:59am Feb 10 PST


jimmcanna says

Hi Ismail - I responded to you on facebook (but I see you havent read it yet). I don't have any hard-copies of my book. You need to order them from Blurb (just click on 'add to cart' and follow intructions). I've just added the book as an ebook if you need something quicker.

posted at 06:09am Feb 08 PST


azrilismail says

Hi Jim,

I would love to purchase a copy, hopefully with your signature on it. Please do advise on how I could get in touch with you.

K. Ismail

posted at 05:42am Feb 02 PST

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