By Paul Ting
Born in Fuzhou, PAUL TING left China whilst he was once a pupil. Paul Ting has lived in Hong Kong, Germany, Spain, Canada and France and has a great command of English, German, Spanish and French in addition to of his local language, chinese language. He graduated from the college of Western Ontario, Canada with a B.A. (Hon.) measure in German literature. He has labored in very assorted destinations, together with an oil-rig close to the Alberta- Saskatchewan border, Canada and a logging camp in British Columbia, Canada. His occupations have diversified vastly, together with for instance operating at Lufthansa, as a working laptop or computer salesman and because the chairman of a publicly-listed corporation in Hong Kong. He has traveled to over 90 international locations and took part in a variety of adventurous journeys, starting from hitch-hiking throughout Canada (from Vancouver Island to Newfoundland). he's married with a son and a daughter.
"Paul Ting's Bao Bao's Odyssey presents worthy first-hand descriptions of way of life in Mao's China within the 1950s-early Sixties, protecting a sequence of significant political and social occasions (such because the Hundred flora crusade, the nice breakthrough move, and the famine) from a teenager's blameless but serious point of view. in the event you wish to have a greater figuring out of China's merciless 'age of revolutions,' this can be a publication worthy reading." — Chen Jian, writer of Mao's
China and the chilly warfare, Michael J. Zak Professor of historical past for US-China family, division of historical past, Cornell University
"In this splendidly illuminating ebook, Ting immerses us in Chairman Mao's China of 1958; the place his teenage protagonist confronts the Kafkaesque perceptions and misconceptions of the chilly warfare period. With an authoritative and real voice, Ting publications us throughout the lifetime of adolescent Bao Bao, whose ambition to win a Nobel Prize for technology is susceptible to being thwarted by means of his family's bourgeois history. within the top culture of old fiction, the radical leaves us imbued within the interval; and the readers will lengthy hold part of Bao Bao and his quest with us. it'd be demanding to overlook this attractive and heart-warming story." — Patricia W. gray, writer of loss of life Has one thousand Doors
"This ebook enriches our knowing of Nineteen Fifties Shanghai during the own tale of track Bao Bao." — Lee Pui-tak, President, The Asian reviews organization of Hong Kong
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