The book is divided into four
parts – her struggle during her 55 days in the hospital; the steps she
took after going through the ordeal; poetry and advice to the people on
dealing with bereavement.
Ann worked hard and finished the book in
just two months but there were times she found it difficult to
continue. She recalled the distressing time where Andrew stopped
breathing and turned black. The doctor told her he was dead.
“He was dead for half the afternoon, then he was alive again. When he finally died, you knew that was the finale.”
hoped the book could give words of healing to mothers who lost their
babies – that they are not alone in dealing with such adversity.
don’t talk about this topic – not even in European countries. People
still feel uncomfortable talking about it but mothers who have lost
their babies want to talk about it,” she said.
With the success of
the first book, she came up with her second – From China to Borneo and
Beyond which describes the journey of her family, especially how her
great grandfather came to Borneo from China about 100 years ago.
also tells of her childhood – growing up in Sibu with nine siblings and
how they eventually separated and went on to live in different