A Servant of Sarawak: Reminiscences of a Crown Counsel in 1950s Borneo

A Servant of Sarawak: Reminiscences of a Crown Counsel in 1950s Borneo

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In 1953, Peter Mooney decided to forsake the stately precincts of Parliament House and the Advocates Library in the historic city of Edinburgh and accept the position of Crown Counsel, Sarawak, in far-off Borneo. During his time in Sarawak, Peter faced numerous colourful characters in court, from indigenous warriors sporting feathered headdresses and leopard's teeth earrings to the equally intimidating David Marshall and Lee Kuan Yew, lawyers who would become, respectively,… (more)

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Publisher: Monsoon Books Pte. Ltd. (August 01, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 272 pages

File size: 889 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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