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No wall so high

Frances Tillotson

No wall so high

a novel.

by Frances Tillotson

  • 182 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Lippincott in Philadelphia .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.T579 No
The Physical Object
Pagination282 p.
Number of Pages282
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6202045M
LC Control Number56011689
OCLC/WorldCa1662816

  You've built your wall so high That no one could climb it But I'm gonna try Would you let me see beneath your beautiful Would you let me see beneath your .   No Wall Too High: One Man’s Extraordinary Escape from Mao’s Infamous Labour Camps Synopsis: Life in Mao’s labour camps was so brutal, its inmates longed for death. One captive broke free – to tell his heart-stopping story.

  Our new desktop experience was built to be your music destination. Listen to official albums & more. No Wall Too High by Xu Hongci Book Review. by Joe Forshaw. The phrase ‘man’s inhumanity to man’ has become a cliché, its gravity and impact diminished. The phrase originated in when Samuel von Pufendorf wrote ‘More inhumanity has been done by man himself than any other of nature’s causes’.

Each of us is confronting a high wall. The high wall is the system which forces us to do the things we would not ordinarily see fit to do as individuals We are all human beings, individuals, fragile eggs. We have no hope against the wall: it's too high, too dark, too cold. To fight the wall, we must join our souls together for warmth. No Wall Too High by Xu Hongci, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.


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No Wall So High [Anne Powers] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. No Wall So High. "No Wall Too High is an inspiring story of the strength of the human spirit in the face of greed and cruelty." ―Cameron Dueck, South China Morning Post “ No Wall Too High takes the reader on a turbulent and fraught journey of capture, escape, evasion, survival and love/5(19).

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No Wall Too High was a fantastic book. Xu Hongci’s perspective of life under Mao’s dictatorship was valuable and raw. Despite my liking it, this book contained pervasive violent material.

However, I do not see how Hongci could tell his story without the descriptions of violence/5. --Evan Osnos, National Book Award-winning author of Age of Ambition "[No Wall Too High] deserves to become a classic, like Jung Chang's Wild Swans, not only for Xu Hongci's survival against the odds, but for confronting us unsparingly with what happens when folly.

No Wall Too High 作者: Xu Hongci 出版社: Rider 副标题: One Man's Extraordinary Escape from Mao's Infamous Labour Camps 译者: Erling Hoh 出版年: 页数: 定价: GBP 装帧: Hardcover ISBN:   Buy No Wall Too High: One Man’s Extraordinary Escape from Mao’s Infamous Labour Camps by Hongci, Xu, Hoh, Erling (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s:   No Wall Too High by Xu Hongci is a book that anyone who has ever claimed that their ‘life is tough’ should read.

I guarantee this autobiographical account of the hardship one man had to face will put those thoughts firmly into context. No Wall Too High was a fantastic book. Xu Hongci’s perspective of life under Mao’s dictatorship was valuable and raw.

Despite my liking it, this book contained pervasive violent material. However, I do not see how Hongci could tell his story without the descriptions of violence. Pre-publication book reviews and features keeping readers and industry influencers in the know since NO WALL TOO HIGH “the Chinese people had no human rights.

My history is a good example of this.” So it is. By this account, which seems to have enjoyed only modest success in its Chinese edition, Xu, born inwas a loyal. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Tillotson, Frances. No wall so high. Philadelphia, Lippincott, [©] (OCoLC) Material Type.

No Wall Too High is an inspiring story of the strength of the human spirit in the face of greed and cruelty. --Cameron Dueck, South China Morning Post "No Wall Too High takes the reader on a turbulent and fraught journey of capture, escape, evasion, survival and love.

Translated with immense skill and talent, it's a thrilling read/5(). Both a historical narrative and an exhilarating prison-break thriller, No Wall Too High tells the unique story of a man who insisted on freedom—even under the most treacherous circumstances.

‎ "A masterpiece." — The Washington Post "It was impossible. All of China was a prison in those days." Mao Zedong’s labor reform camps, known as the laogai, were notoriously brutal. Modeled on the Soviet Gulag, they subjected their inmates to bac /5(4). "No Wall Too High is an inspiring story of the strength of the human spirit in the face of greed and cruelty." --Cameron Dueck, South China Morning Post "No Wall Too High takes the reader on a turbulent and fraught journey of capture, escape, evasion, survival and love.

Translated with immense skill and talent, it's a thrilling readReviews: "No Wall Too High is an inspiring story of the strength of the human spirit in the face of greed and cruelty." —Cameron Dueck, South China Morning Post “No Wall Too High takes the reader on a turbulent and fraught journey of capture, escape, evasion, survival and love.

Translated with immense skill and talent, it’s a thrilling read. Praise for No Wall Too High (), but I’ve never read one, by a loyal Party member, like this While books such as this cannot be openly sold in China, Xu Hongci’s will of course be smuggled in and will amaze readers, especially those under forty.”.

Additional Physical Format: Print version: Powers, Anne, No wall so high. Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill Co. [] (DLC) (OCoLC)Buy the Paperback Book No Wall Too High: One Man's Daring Escape From Mao's Darkest Prison by Xu Hongci atCanada's largest bookstore.

Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders.Among the books listed, to my surprise and excitement, was the title Chongchu laogaiying, “Escape from the laogai.” No Wall Too High | Work in Progress I was planning a novel that involved a breakout from a Chinese labor camp and had just reread The Count of Monte Cristo, looking for ideas.