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Bitter Winds By Harry Wu

Bitter Winds by Harry Wu

Condition - Very Good
$33.99
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Summary

A searing eyewitness account of what life was like in the prison camps of China during the 1960s and 1970s--through the rise of the Cultural Revolution and the Red Brigade, the death of Mao to the struggles of post-Maoist China. The author exposes the Chinese practice of exporting forced labor goods illegally into the U.S.

Bitter Winds Summary

Bitter Winds: A Memoir of My Years in China's Gulag by Harry Wu

A searing eyewitness account of what life was like in the prison camps of China during the 1960s and 1970s--through the rise of the Cultural Revolution and the Red Brigade, the death of Mao to the struggles of post-Maoist China. The author exposes the Chinese practice of exporting forced labor goods illegally into the U.S. Due to his appearance on "Sixty Minutes" and a cover story in Newsweek, Harry Wu was invited to speak before Congress resulting in a continuing investigation regarding his findings.

Table of Contents

Childhood's End. Shifting Winds. Counterrevolutionary Crimes. No Way Out. Inside the Gates. Learning from the Peasants. Beyond the Wall. The Running Dog. Xing's Curse. No Time for Dreams. Death Watch. The Coldest Winter. Kite Dreams. Biting Dogs. Confinement. The Little Woman. Revolution on the Farm. Another Day. A Larger Bird Cage. Resettlement. The Journey Back. A Resting Place. Epilogue. Index.

Additional information

GOR001386416
9780471114253
0471114251
Bitter Winds: A Memoir of My Years in China's Gulag by Harry Wu
Used - Very Good
Paperback
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
1995-05-04
304
N/A
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