Language:Chinese.Paperback. Pub Date: 1995 Pages: 290 in Publisher: Wiley A searing eyewitness account of what life was like in the prison camps of China during the 1960s and 1970s - Through the rise of the Cultural Revolution and the Red igade. The death of Mao to the struggles of post-Maoist China. The author exposes the Chinese practice of exporting forced labor goods illegally into the US Due to his appearance on `` Sixty Minutes'' and a cover story in Newsweek. Harry Wu was invited to speak before Congress resulting in a continuing investigation regarding his findings.
Unbelievable memoir, one that stays with you and perhaps changes your perspective on life. Harry Wu brings a voice to those many Chinese who, arrested often without cause, spent... Read morePublished on Oct. 23 2003
I had the pleasure of having coffee with Mr. Harry Wu one evening. Hearing him talk about China over that cup of coffee was a moving experience that I will never forget. Read morePublished on Dec 5 1999
Bitter Winds is Harry Wu's convincing story of his 19 years in the Red Chinese gulag, the government's slave labor camp system for political dissidents and common criminals. Read morePublished on Oct. 9 1998