Author(s): Chen Guangcheng
This is the story of a blind Chinese activist who inspired millions with his fight for justice. He is the blind son of a poor farmer who taught himself law in a determination to fight for the country's rights. He was beaten and imprisoned under house arrest for a year where eventually he scaled a wall to escape. A riveting memoir and shocking portrait of one of todays superpowers.
An electrifying memoir by the blind Chinese activist who inspired millions with his fight for justice, and his belief in the cause of freedom
Chen Guangcheng is a Chinese civil rights activist now living in the US. In 2007 he was named one of Time magazine's 'Time 100', a list of '100 men and women whose power, talent or moral example is transforming the world'. He is also a laureate of the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award, bestowed for 'his irrepressible passion for justice in leading ordinary Chinese citizens to assert their legitimate rights under the law'.