One Man, One Tree and One Forest

One Man, One Tree and One Forest : Chinese Stories in Two Stormy Decades After 1949

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A tree had protected a man by blocking bullets shooting at him and many years later the man's attempt of keeping a piece of wood from that tree became an evidence of his crime on a public criticizing meeting; The man tried to start an afforest plan in order to recover the environment damaged by the Great Leap Forward Movement; A couple of rightists suffering persecution had fall in love and lived still with a positive attitude in spite of all the hardships and unfair treatment they received; A teacher with bad family background had to act against his conscience in order to survive in the Cultural Revolution, but his uncontrolled sexual desire led him seduce a girl. The girl had later become his daughter in law under an arranged marriage he dealt with his son; A young man took an active part in the Cultural Revolution to show his boundless loyalty to Chairman Mao and this loyalty had finally cost his young life. A shaken belief in communism, tireless efforts for repairing the destroyed nature, true love, heartless betrayal and weird relationship among a father, a son and his defiled wife, this book tells all these Chinese stories happened in that disastrous era half a century ago.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 268 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 15.49mm | 467.2g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1508470391
  • 9781508470397