A Single Tear: A Family's Persecution, Love, and Endurance


A Single Tear: A Family's Persecution, Love, and Endurance in Communist China In , Ningkun Wu returned to China from the University of Chicago to teach English at the behest of the new Communist government Two years later, he wa s arrested as an ultra rightest This illuminating narrative tells Wu s story over the nextyears the harrowing tale of a class enemy and a remarkable testament to a family s love and perseverance ✅ Book Lover PDF / Epub ⚣ Author Jennifer Kaufman – Kleankitchen.co.uk Ningkun Wu returned to China from the University of Chicago to teach English at the behest of the new Communist government Two years later [Ebook] ➧ Secret Delivery / Her 24-Hour Protector ➭ Delores Fossen – Kleankitchen.co.uk he wa s arrested as an ultra rightest This illuminating narrative tells Wu s story over the nextyears the harrowing tale of a class enemy and a remarkable testament to a family s love and perseverance This is the best book I have read to understand the Chinese Cultural Revolution and how exactly, it tore apart the very fiber of life, but also, how a family could survive it and come out of it victorious I usually read it once a year, just as a reminder of the beauty of freedom.Ningkun Wu is hugely inspirational to me, and his wife and children, who also write certain chapters of the book, are just as inspirational They not only survive a horrible era in history, but learn to keep the right p This is the best book I have read to understand the Chinese Cultural Revolution and how exactly, it tore apart the very fiber of life, but also, how a family could survive it and come out of it victorious I usually read it once a year, just as a reminder of the beauty of freedom.Ningkun Wu is hugely inspirational to me, and his wife and children, who also write certain chapters of the book, are just as inspirational They not only survive a horrible era in history, but learn to keep the right perspective through it all and even humor, when there was none This couple also learned how to instill in their children the value of freedom and other family principles, even though they were raised a majority of the time by the government daycare, kindegarten and Communist school system.The author is also an extraordinary writer, who conveys the pain, suffering, loss and sorrow of this time in a beautiful and even poetic way at times He learned to find the beauty in an ugly and disheartening system that left no room for creative thought, art, literature or faith of any kind I read this book for my book club, as it was chosen by a member who knew this couple in their much later years, when they were members of our church I was pleasantly surprised at how well written it is, both the author and his wife write with humor, a bit of irony and sarcasm, and a full command of the English language It is not translated from Chinese The story of what happened to this man and his family during the Communist takeover of China serves as an excellent microcosm of that countr I read this book for my book club, as it was chosen by a member who knew this couple in their much later years, when they were members of our church I was pleasantly surprised at how well written it is, both the author and his wife write with humor, a bit of irony and sarcasm, and a full command of the English language It is not translated from Chinese The story of what happened to this man and his family during the Communist takeover of China serves as an excellent microcosm of that country s most tumultuous years of adjustment and power struggles Their strength of heart, mind and spirit is amazing and inspiring Well on his way toward a doctorate at the University of Chicago in 1951, the author was invited to teach at a university in China and thus began a grueling 20 year life in a government controlled He and his wife describe his life as a rightest and then in a cow shed , as a nation wide effort was made toward discarding all the old ways and accepting the new life that had been created Recounted in great detail were the restrictions placed on everyone, the necessity to tell all about former ca Well on his way toward a doctorate at the University of Chicago in 1951, the author was invited to teach at a university in China and thus began a grueling 20 year life in a government controlled He and his wife describe his life as a rightest and then in a cow shed , as a nation wide effort was made toward discarding all the old ways and accepting the new life that had been created Recounted in great detail were the restrictions placed on everyone, the necessity to tell all about former capitalist thoughts or associations, life as a professor at a university where accusations were made that forced him and his family to live in the countryside like a peasant Reading of all the privations, I was surprised that he didn t manage somehow to leave the country He waited long years til he was finally exhonerated A sad, sad story

    ✅ Book Lover PDF / Epub ⚣ Author Jennifer Kaufman – Kleankitchen.co.uk Ningkun Wu returned to China from the University of Chicago to teach English at the behest of the new Communist government Two years later [Ebook] ➧ Secret Delivery / Her 24-Hour Protector ➭ Delores Fossen – Kleankitchen.co.uk he wa s arrested as an ultra rightest This illuminating narrative tells Wu s story over the nextyears the harrowing tale of a class enemy and a remarkable testament to a family s love and perseverance This is the best book I have read to understand the Chinese Cultural Revolution and how exactly, it tore apart the very fiber of life, but also, how a family could survive it and come out of it victorious I usually read it once a year, just as a reminder of the beauty of freedom.Ningkun Wu is hugely inspirational to me, and his wife and children, who also write certain chapters of the book, are just as inspirational They not only survive a horrible era in history, but learn to keep the right p This is the best book I have read to understand the Chinese Cultural Revolution and how exactly, it tore apart the very fiber of life, but also, how a family could survive it and come out of it victorious I usually read it once a year, just as a reminder of the beauty of freedom.Ningkun Wu is hugely inspirational to me, and his wife and children, who also write certain chapters of the book, are just as inspirational They not only survive a horrible era in history, but learn to keep the right perspective through it all and even humor, when there was none This couple also learned how to instill in their children the value of freedom and other family principles, even though they were raised a majority of the time by the government daycare, kindegarten and Communist school system.The author is also an extraordinary writer, who conveys the pain, suffering, loss and sorrow of this time in a beautiful and even poetic way at times He learned to find the beauty in an ugly and disheartening system that left no room for creative thought, art, literature or faith of any kind I read this book for my book club, as it was chosen by a member who knew this couple in their much later years, when they were members of our church I was pleasantly surprised at how well written it is, both the author and his wife write with humor, a bit of irony and sarcasm, and a full command of the English language It is not translated from Chinese The story of what happened to this man and his family during the Communist takeover of China serves as an excellent microcosm of that countr I read this book for my book club, as it was chosen by a member who knew this couple in their much later years, when they were members of our church I was pleasantly surprised at how well written it is, both the author and his wife write with humor, a bit of irony and sarcasm, and a full command of the English language It is not translated from Chinese The story of what happened to this man and his family during the Communist takeover of China serves as an excellent microcosm of that country s most tumultuous years of adjustment and power struggles Their strength of heart, mind and spirit is amazing and inspiring Well on his way toward a doctorate at the University of Chicago in 1951, the author was invited to teach at a university in China and thus began a grueling 20 year life in a government controlled He and his wife describe his life as a rightest and then in a cow shed , as a nation wide effort was made toward discarding all the old ways and accepting the new life that had been created Recounted in great detail were the restrictions placed on everyone, the necessity to tell all about former ca Well on his way toward a doctorate at the University of Chicago in 1951, the author was invited to teach at a university in China and thus began a grueling 20 year life in a government controlled He and his wife describe his life as a rightest and then in a cow shed , as a nation wide effort was made toward discarding all the old ways and accepting the new life that had been created Recounted in great detail were the restrictions placed on everyone, the necessity to tell all about former capitalist thoughts or associations, life as a professor at a university where accusations were made that forced him and his family to live in the countryside like a peasant Reading of all the privations, I was surprised that he didn t manage somehow to leave the country He waited long years til he was finally exhonerated A sad, sad story"/>
  • Paperback
  • 384 pages
  • A Single Tear: A Family's Persecution, Love, and Endurance in Communist China
  • Ningkun Wu
  • English
  • 16 December 2019
  • 0316956392

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