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Swimming to freedom : my escape from China and the Cultural Revolution : an untold story / Kent Wong.

Author/Creator:
Wong, Kent, author.
Publication:
New York : Abrams Press, [2021]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (306 pages) : illustrations.
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Subjects:
Wong, Kent -- Childhood and youth.
China -- History -- Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976 -- Personal narratives.
Children -- China -- Biography.
Refugees -- China -- Biography.
Refugees -- China -- Hong Kong -- Biography.
Refugees -- United States -- Biography.
Chinese Americans -- Biography.
Contents:
Prologue : "it's your time to fly away"
Hong Kong is not china, and we are Chinese
Chasing sparrows
Hunger
Red versus black
The big link-up
"No noble men"
Rooftop underground
The calm before the storm
A call from heaven
The endless sea
Life and death in heaven's hands
Life is a stream of water
"Hey, Hong Kong! I'm back!"
Epilogue : so much has changed, yet much remains the same.
Notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
ProQuest ebook central
ISBN:
9781647001865 (electronic bk.)
1647001862 (electronic bk.)
9781419751509
1419751506
Publisher Number:
40030538716
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.