Life and Death in Shanghai
by Cheng Nien
Paperback- $18.00

This is a first-hand account of China's cultural revolution. Nien Cheng, an anglophile and fluent English-speaker who worked for Shell in Shanghai ...

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  "" by LER (see profile) 04/03/17

I found this book to be life-changing. Whenever I find myself stressing about unfair or unpleasant situations, I think of what this brilliant lady endured and give my emotions a reality check.

It is unfathomable that this situation was perpetuated for so long, and in my lifetime. Ms Cheung offers clear warnings of the terror and destruction that can arise when there is not an independent free press, unchecked political power and an educated populace. These warnings are as relevant today as ever.

 
  "" by [email protected] (see profile) 04/21/17

Excellent book!

 
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  "Glad you Liked it!" by Adrienne.Hall (see profile) 05/08/17

As I said, I think about scenes from this book at times when I'm ready to give up on something, and remember all that I have to be grateful for.

 
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  "All Time Fav" by [email protected] (see profile) 05/10/19

I read this book about some years ago when the author was making the rounds lecturing. Just had to buy the book and it was a page turner. I among rereading it for my book group

 
  "" by [email protected] (see profile) 06/07/19

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