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The barefoot lawyer a blind man"s fight for justice and freedom in China by Guangcheng Chen

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Blind,
  • Lawyers,
  • Political activists,
  • Social justice,
  • Political refugees,
  • Biography

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About the Edition

An electrifying memoir by the blind Chinese activist who inspired millions with the story of his fight for justice and his belief in the cause of freedom.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementChen Guangcheng
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS779.49.C54 A3 2015
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 330 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Number of Pages330
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27175372M
ISBN 100805098054
ISBN 109780805098051
OCLC/WorldCa877905690

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