Diary of a Taxi Driver Mingjie Cai

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Diary of a Taxi Driver  by  Mingjie Cai

Diary of a Taxi Driver by Mingjie Cai
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When Dr. Cai Mingjie, a lifelong scientist and university professor, lost his job at a leading research institute in Singapore, his world collapsed around him. Despite having published numerous papers and a Stanford PhD, he could not find a suitableMoreWhen Dr. Cai Mingjie, a lifelong scientist and university professor, lost his job at a leading research institute in Singapore, his world collapsed around him. Despite having published numerous papers and a Stanford PhD, he could not find a suitable job.Disheartened by the global financial crisis, he became a taxi driver, the Singaporean job of last resort.

While driving a cab he jotted down notes about his experiences and posted them on his blog, quickly becoming an internet celebrity with close to one million hits so far.Experience the real Singapore and join Dr. Cai as he recounts true stories about naïve prostitutes and lecherous johns, abusive customers and kind strangers, violent drivers and heart-wrenching encounters.REVIEWS AND ACCOLADESStraits Times Bestseller for over 12 weeksFinalist for Popular Reader’s Choice Awards 2011“This book is not just the story of what it is like to be a taxi driver: It offers snapshots of a Singapore literally on the move, of a restless and dissatisfied population, of people rushing to be somewhere else.”- The Straits Times, rated 4.5/5 Stars“As a hedge fund manager in the Asia Pacific region but based in Hong Kong, I have frequent stopovers at the Singapore Changi Airport.

I spotted this book and find it an amazing read. The hidden message of this book is quite simple: Don’t Give Up! Good job, Dr. Cai!”- Jarjar“Although Dr Cai lost his job as a professor, he gained great life wisdom when he became a taxi driver.

In this book, he shares these wisdom through real life stories.”- Tommy S.W. Wong



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