I enjoyed this book and know from other books I have read, that Mrs. Cheng's account of her life in Shanghai during Mao's life is factual. Read morePublished 4 days ago by ann
A fascinating read. One has to admire Nien Cheng's strength of character and her nimble mind as she sparred indefatigably with her captors, and prevailed in the end. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Mary L.
Very interesting story of her life in China during Mao's reign. The book kept you interested as to how she survives and what she went through. I recommend reading it.Published 10 days ago by ARLENE GERBER
This book should be required reading for any world history class.Published 24 days ago by D. Parker
A heart rending story. The Cultural Revolution was a terrible time for all the Chinese people.Published 28 days ago by CONNIE C.
lengthy biopic of life under communist rule. intolerable loss of freedoms americans take for grantedPublished 1 month ago by Betty Raymond
This book is very well. This is a good book to understand what is the human being in such bad time.Published 1 month ago by Jiangang Li
I found the history fascinating but it seemed to bog down and get repetitious. Also the story keeps giving hints of what is going to happen next but it takes a long time getting... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Nana Lee