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The barefoot lawyer : the remarkable memoir of China's bravest political activist

Author: Guangcheng Chen
Publisher: London Macmillan 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It was like a scene out of a thriller: one morning in April 2012, China's most famous political activist-a blind, self-taught lawyer-climbed over the wall of his heavily guarded home and escaped. For days, his whereabouts remained unknown; after he turned up at the American embassy in Beijing, a furious round of high-level negotiations finally led to his release and a new life in the United States. Chen Guangcheng  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Trials, litigation, etc
Named Person: Guangcheng Chen; Guangcheng Chen; Guangcheng Chen
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Guangcheng Chen
ISBN: 9781447243861 1447243862
OCLC Number: 905959416
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiv, 330 pages : illustration, map ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Chen Guangcheng.

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An electrifying memoir by the blind Chinese activist who inspired millions with his fight for justice, and his belief in the cause of freedom.  Read more...

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Here is China down and dirty, a side of the country rarely, if ever, experienced by foreigners, no matter how knowledgeable or fluent in the language they are...The first pages of this book recount Read more...

 
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