Catherine Lim

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Birthday
21, 1942
Birthplace
Malaysia
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
21, 1942 (age 76)
Birthplace
Malaysia

About

Singaporean novelist best known for her novels that explore the roles of women in traditional Chinese society. Some of these novels include The Serpent's Tooth and Leap of Love.

Before Fame

She got a PhD in applied linguistics from the National University of Singapore and later attended The University of California, Berkeley and Columbia University on a Fulbright scholarship.

Trivia

She published a controversial editorial entitled "The PAP and the people - A Great Affective Divide" in 1994.

Family Life

She was born in Malaysia, and she emigrated to Singapore when she was twenty five.

Associated With

Amy Tan is another writer known for exploring the facets of Chinese culture.