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The courage to stand alone :letters from prison and other writings

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About the Author

Wei Jingsheng, a former Red Guard, was working as an electrician at the Beijing Zoo in 1978 when he became a leader in the Democracy Wall movement. An outspoken critic of government policy and advocate of individual rights since then, he was imprisoned in China from 1979 to 1993. Rearrested and imprisoned again in early 1994, he is now serving a fourteen-year sentence. In 1996 he won the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780670872497
Subtitle:
Letters from Prison and Other Writings
Editor:
Torgeson, Kristina M.
Author:
Wei, Jingsheng
Publisher:
Viking Adult
Location:
New York :
Subject:
China
Subject:
Political prisoners
Subject:
China Politics and government 1976-
Subject:
General Biography
Edition Description:
B-Hardcover
Series Volume:
145
Publication Date:
19970501
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xxxiv 283 p., 8 p. of pla
Dimensions:
9.35x6.36x1.20 in. 1.25 lbs.

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Biography » Political
History and Social Science » Asia » China » Peoples Republic 1949 to Present

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