Monthly Archives: May, 2014

Life and Death in Shanghai

“Are you going to confess, or do you want more punishment?” Life and Death in Shanghai is Nien Cheng’s autobiography of her imprisonment in Shanghai’s No. 1 Detention House during Mao Zedong’s Cultural Revolution. Since Cheng had been a high-ranking official in a foreign company and had many foreign friends, the Chinese Communist Party accused …

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