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Title Chasing the Dragon Out: An inspiring story of a drug addict’s altered destiny  
ISBN 9789814794404
Imprint Marshall Cavendish Editions
 
Author(s)
Jix Sze
 
Specifications 130 x 198 mm / 144 pp / Paperback
 
Publication Date Dec-2017
 
Target Audience General
Price (SGD) SGD 18.68 BUY NOW
 
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About the Book

Chasing the Dragon Out is an honest no-holds barred biography. Author Jix Sze shares about his delinquent teenage years – his drug addiction, the illegal activities he participated in and the life he lived as a heroin addict. His accounts of events, experiences and harrowing moments also offer a glimpse of the activities, happenings and culture in 1970s Singapore. The account of his life after addiction focuses on the transformation that brought about purpose and empowerment. The concluding part of the book centres on his current passion in chasing a different rush in life.

“Jix overcame his deep reluctance to write about his personal struggles
with gangs, drugs and prison; and he has written a frank account of the
darkness and tragedy that comes with drug abuse. He points us to ponder
about the resilience and grace that shore up a man’s journey to recovery;
a recovery that is sobering as well as inspiring.”
—Dr Tan Lai Yong
Director, Outreach and Community Engagement,
National University Singapore

About the Author

JIX SZE is co-founder and managing partner of an insurance consulting agency since 1988. He was concurrently general manager at a firm that distributes and publishes children’s educational products from 1999 to 2007. From 2008, he was also a training consultant and inspirational speaker, and has been engaged by several institutions as a principal consultant, adjunct adult educator, training consultant and skills mentor. He was instrumentally involved in several design and development initiatives involving certification courseware on career development and job coaching. Jix holds a master’s degree in Training and Development, and designs his own programmes on inspirational matters as a dedication to his personal quest
   
 
  
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