Barefoot Lawyer

Author(s): Chen Guangcheng

Biography & Memoir

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.

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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'.

General Fields

  • : 9781447243861
  • : Pan Macmillan
  • : Macmillan
  • : December 2013
  • : 232mm X 155mm X 27mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : March 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 320
  • : Air Iri OME
  • : Paperback
  • : Chen Guangcheng