A Leaf In The Bitter Wind - A Memoir

By: Ting-Xing Ye

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Ting-xing Ye was bom in Shanghai, the fourth child of a factory owner who had his business taken from him. By the age of thirteen, both her parents were dead. Then Ye's family were torn apart andscattered by the Cultural Revolution: as her eldest brother struggled to gain acceptance into the Communist Party and a sister eagerly joined a militia, Ye was subjected to torture and deprivation at the prison farm where she laboured. Her change in fortune came with acceptance into Beijing University. From there, Ye was offered a job in the Chinese Secret Police, but instead took a position as a translator in the Foreign Ministry. In this moving tale of a turbulent life, Ye describes the aftermathof her feudal-style marriage that led to her eventual defection to Canada. Ye is now a Canadian citizen, but her former husband has refused her access to their daughter. Ye continues to attemptto contact her daughter, hoping to bring her to Canada where she too may be free. 382 pages. Light foxing to outer page edges. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0140276971. ISBN/EAN: 9780140276978. Inventory No: 226109. Paperback

Title: A Leaf In The Bitter Wind - A Memoir

Author Name: Ting-Xing Ye

Categories: Memoir,

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1998

ISBN Number: 0140276971

ISBN Number 13: 9780140276978

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Good Condition

Seller ID: 226109

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