Bitter Winds: A Memoir of My Years in China's Gulag / Edition 1

Bitter Winds: A Memoir of My Years in China's Gulag / Edition 1

by Harry Wu, Carolyn Wakeman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471114251

ISBN-13: 9780471114253

Pub. Date: 04/03/1995

Publisher: Wiley

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''

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471114253
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/03/1995
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.71(d)

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.

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