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Blood letters : the untold story of Lin Zhao, a martyr in Mao's China

Author: Xi Lian
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Blood Letters tells the astonishing tale of Lin Zhao, a poet and journalist arrested by the authorities in 1960 and executed eight years later, at the height of the Cultural Revolution. The only Chinese citizen known to have openly and steadfastly opposed communism under Mao, she rooted her dissent in her Christian faith--and expressed it in long, prophetic writings done in her own blood, and at times on her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lian, Xi.
Blood letters.
(DLC) 2018931841
(OCoLC)993419735
Named Person: Zhao Lin; Zedong Mao; Zhao Lin; Zedong Mao
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Xi Lian
ISBN: 9781541644229 1541644220 9781541644281 154164428X
OCLC Number: 1028731506
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents: Intro; Title Page; Copyright; Table of Contents; Dedication; Introduction; CHAPTER 1 To Live under the Sun; CHAPTER 2 Exchanging Leather Shoes for Straw Sandals; CHAPTER 3 The Crown; CHAPTER 4 A Spark of Fire; CHAPTER 5 Shattered Jade; CHAPTER 6 Lamplight in the Snowy Fields; CHAPTER 7 The White-Haired Girl of Tilanqiao; CHAPTER 8 Blood Letters Home; Afterword; Acknowledgments; About the Author; Also By Lian XI; Advance praise for ""Blood Letters; Bibliography; Notes; Index.
Other Titles: Untold story of Lin Zhao, a martyr in Mao's China
Responsibility: Lian Xi.

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The staggering story of the most influential Chinese political dissident of the Mao era, a devout Christian who was imprisoned, tortured, and executed by the regime  Read more...

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