Swimming to freedom : my escape from China and the Cultural Revolution : an untold story / Kent Wong.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|South Whitley Comm. PL - South Whitley||951.05 WONG KENT (Text)||30402004810745||NEW NON-FICTION||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781419751509
- ISBN: 1419751506
- Physical Description: 306 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
- Publisher: New York : Abrams Press, 2021.
- Copyright: ©2021
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Prologue : "it's your time to fly away" -- Hong Kong is not china, and we are Chinese -- Chasing sparrows -- Hunger -- Red versus black -- The big link-up -- "No noble men" -- Rooftop underground -- The calm before the storm -- A call from heaven -- The endless sea -- Life and death in heaven's hands -- Life is a stream of water -- "Hey, Hong Kong! I'm back!" -- Epilogue : so much has changed, yet much remains the same.
A Chinese expatriate tells his story of escaping the hardship and repression of Mao's Cultural Revolution by joining the dissident underground, swimming miles across open water to Hong Kong, and eventually moving to the United States as a refugee.
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