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Bend, Not Break: A Life in Two Worlds

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Born on the eve of Chinas Cultural Revolution, Ping Fu was separated from her family at the age of eight. She grew up fighting hunger and humiliation and shielding her younger sister from the teenagers in Maos Red Guard. At twenty-five, she found her way to the United States; her only resources were $80 and a few phrases of English.

Yet Ping persevered, and the hard-won lessons of her childhood guided her to success in her new homeland. Aided by her well-honed survival instincts, a few good friends, and the kindness of strangers, she grew into someone she never thought shed be—a strong, independent, entrepreneurial leader.

“She tells her story with intelligence, verve and a candor that is often heart-rending.”

The Wall Street Journal

“This well-written tale of courage, compassion, and undaunted curiosity reveals the life of a genuine hero.”

Booklist (starred review)

“Her success at the American Dream is a real triumph.”

The New York Post

About the Author

Ping Fu was the founder of Geomagic, a 3D digital reality solution company, and is now Chief Strategy Officer of 3D Systems. She lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. 

MeiMei Fox is an author and book editor who also blogs regularly for the Huffington Post.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781591846819
Author:
Fu, Ping
Publisher:
Portfolio
Author:
Fox, Mei Mei
Subject:
Biography - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20131131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
8 pp. b/w photos (on insert stock)
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.44 x 5.5 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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