This book is an opportunity to see through a child's eyes during this bewildering and chaotic time in China.
Emily Wu and Larry Engelmann book "Feather in the Storm", an amazing openess of Emily Wu's life and history of China during the Cultural Revolution.
Emily's story is a testament to the enduring resiliency of children and their capacity to survive, forgive and prosper.
An amazing story. After reading the first sentence I was hooked and couldn't put it down. Very memorable. Lyrically written.
I have highly recommended it to others.
This was a great book. It was hard to put down. However, it is not for the faint of heart. Very disturbing. My heart ached for the victims of this cruel, heartless regime. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Ameena A.
This was a fast read for me, a slow reader. I'd recommend reading "Wild Swans" first, if you haven't already, for more detail about the communist zeitgeist and its genesis. Read morePublished 21 months ago by D. Yang
Amazing love story and interesting to see how people live, content to be alone with little contact of other people. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Roz Schwartz-Fein
I purchased this book from a local bookstore and read it almost non-stop. If you are interested in learning about what happened to intellectuals during the Mao era, this book... Read morePublished on June 26, 2012 by ariccardi
I couldn't put this book down. This was a very interesting book and hard to stomach some of the horrific acts done to the people there. Read morePublished on April 10, 2010 by hcgolf4fun
I loved this story. I hope Emily Wu writes more about her life and what led her to America. This was a beautiful story about how the cultural revolution in China robbed people of... Read morePublished on April 20, 2008 by Emily Braun
Feather in the Storm is a heart-wrenching and deeply moving story of a childhood lost in the terrors of Communist China. Read morePublished on January 31, 2008 by Armchair Interviews
Emily Wu and Larry Engelmann book "Feather in the Storm", an amazing openess of Emily Wu's life and history of China during the Cultural Revolution. Read morePublished on June 13, 2007 by R. Le