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Nien Cheng Courage in China (People of Distinction) by Leila Merrell Foster

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Published by Childrens Pr .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Children"s 9-12 - Biography / Autobiography,
  • 1915-,
  • Biography,
  • Cheng, Nien,,
  • China,
  • Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976,
  • History,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Children: Grades 4-6

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9827747M
ISBN 100516432796
ISBN 109780516432793
OCLC/WorldCa232573991

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A first-hand account of China's cultural revolution.A first-hand account of China's cultural revolution. Nien Cheng, an anglophile and fluent English-speaker who worked for Shell in Shanghai under Mao, was put under house arrest by Red Guards in and subsequently jailed. All attempts to make her confess to the charges of being a British spy failed; all efforts . Nien Cheng, an anglophile and fluent English-speaker who worked for Shell in Shanghai under Mao, was put under house arrest by Red Guards in and subsequently jailed. All attempts to make her confess to the charges of being a British spy failed; all efforts to indoctrinate her were met by a steadfast and fearless refusal to accept the terms /5(K).   Buy Life and Death in Shanghai New Ed by Cheng, Nien (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(). Life and Death in Shanghai is an autobiography published in November by Yao Nien-Yuan under the pen name Nien n in exile in the United States, it tells the story of Cheng's arrest during the first days of the Cultural Revolution, her more than six years' confinement, release, persecution, efforts to leave China, and early life in : Nien Cheng.