Mirror

A Loss of Innocence in Mao's China

by Peter Liu


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Softcover
£19.95
Softcover
£19.95

Book Details

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Publication Date : 1/7/2002

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 439
ISBN : 9781401012588

About the Book

MIRROR IS THE TRAGIC STORY OF ONE MAN’S BATTLE AGAINST THE FORCES OF MAO’S COMMUNIST CHINA. HIS SAD STORY IS ALSO A REFLECTION OF CHINA’S TRIALS DURING AN ERA OF MASSIVE CHANGE. THE AUTHOR, PETER LIU, WAS SUBJECTED TO 21 YEARS OF INCARCERATION, INDIGNITIES AND FORCED LABOR. LITTLE WAS KNOWN OR REPORTED IN THE USA ABOUT THIS INTERNAL STRUGGLE IN CHINA. HERE IS AN INSIDE LOOK AT THE INSIDIOUS PRACTICES DESIGNED TO “RE-EDUCATE” SCHOLARS AND PUBLIC SERVANTS. THIS STORY WILL SERVE AS TESTIMONY TO ONE MAN’S DETERMINATION TO SURVIVE.

PETER LIU IS A PERSON OF GREAT DIGNITY AND COURAGE. HE BRINGS HIS KEEN OBSERVATIONS TO THE FORE WITH HIS JOURNALISTIC SKILLS. TO HAVE ENDURED THE ABUSES OF HIS LONG SENTENCE IS A FURTHER TRIBUTE TO HIS LOVE OF CHINA. AS THE UNITED STATES AND CHINA SEEK A COMMON GROUND FOR PEACEFUL COEXISTENCE, THIS BACKDROP OF “MIRROR” WILL GIVE THE READER SOME UNIQUE INSIGHTS INTO MODERN CHINA, AN ANCIENT AND PROUD NATION OF 1.3 BILLION PEOPLE TODAY.


About the Author

MIRROR A man's tragic story which reflects that of the nation “MIRROR” IS THE TRAGIC STORY OF ONE MAN’S BATTLE AGAINST THE FORCES OF MAO’S COMMUNIST CHINA. HIS SAD STORY IS ALSO A REFLECTION OF CHINA’S TRIALS DURING AN ERA OF MASSIVE CHANGE. THE AUTHOR, PETER LIU, WAS SUBJECTED TO 21 YEARS OF INCARCERATION, INDIGNITIES AND FORCED LABOR. LITTLE WAS KNOWN OR REPORTED IN THE USA ABOUT THIS INTERNAL STRUGGLE IN CHINA. HERE IS AN INSIDE LOOK AT THE INSIDIOUS PRACTICES DESIGNED TO “RE-EDUCATE” SCHOLARS AND PUBLIC SERVANTS. THIS STORY WILL SERVE AS TESTIMONY TO ONE MAN’S DETERMINATION TO SURVIVE. PETER LIU IS A PERSON OF GREAT DIGNITY AND COURAGE. HE BRINGS HIS KEEN OBSERVATIONS TO THE FORE WITH HIS JOURNALISTIC SKILLS. TO HAVE ENDURED THE ABUSES OF HIS LONG SENTENCE IS A FURTHER TRIBUTE TO HIS LOVE OF CHINA. AS THE UNITED STATES AND CHINA SEEK A COMMON GROUND FOR PEACEFUL COEXISTENCE, THIS BACKDROP OF “MIRROR” WILL GIVE THE READER SOME UNIQUE INSIGHTS INTO MODERN CHINA, AN ANCIENT AND PROUD NATION OF 1.3 BILLION PEOPLE TODAY.