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A Heart for Freedom: The Remarkable Journey of a Young Dissident, Her Daring Escape, and Her Quest to Free China's Daughters

A HEART FOR FREEDOM: THE REMARKABLE JOURNEY OF A YOUNG DISSIDENT, HER DARING ESCAPE, AND HER QUEST TO FREE CHINA'S DAUGHTERS

by: Ling, Chai
Format: Paperback

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Product Description More than twenty years ago, Chai Ling led the protesters at Tiananmen Square and became China's most-wanted female fugitive. Today, she's finally telling her astonishing story. Though haunted by memories of the horrifying massacre at Tiananmen and her underground escape from China in a cargo box, Ling threw herself into pursuing the American dream. She completed Ivy League degrees, found love, and became a highly successful entrepreneur. Yet her longing for true freedom, purpose, and peace remained unfulfilled. Years after Tiananmen, she was still searching to find meaning in all the violence, fear, and tragedy she'd endured. A Heart for Freedom is her tale of passion, political turmoil, and spiritual awakening . . . and the inspirational true story of a woman who has dedicated everything to giving people in China their chance at a future. Find out why Publishers Weekly calls A Heart for Freedom “a tale of human dignity and the imperative to live a life of meaning. . . . This book will be treasured.” From the Back Cover More than twenty years ago, she led the protesters at Tiananmen Square and became China’s most-wanted woman. Today, she’s finally telling her astonishing story. In the spring of 1989, Chai Ling?an idealistic college student in Beijing?found herself leading one of the greatest uprisings in history . . . until it turned into one of history’s most horrifying massacres. Facing imprisonment and possible death at the hands of the Chinese authorities, Chai Ling went underground?eventually hiding in a cargo box for five days to escape to the United States. Though haunted by her past, Ling threw herself into pursuing the American dream, completing Ivy League degrees, finding love, and becoming a successful entrepreneur. Yet her longing for true freedom, purpose, and peace remained unfulfilled. Years after Tiananmen Square, she was still searching to find meaning in everything she’d endured. A Heart for Freedom is an incredible true story of passion, political furor, and spiritual awakening . . . from a woman who has dedicated everything to giving people in China their chance at a future.

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Product Code: 9781414362472
ISBN: 1414362471
Publisher: Tyndale Momentum
Publication Date: 2012-10-01
Number of Pages: 370 pages
Languages: english
Edition: No Information
Dimension: 5.51 x 0.98 x 8.19 inches
Shipping Weight: 0.85 pounds