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Bend, Not Break: A Life in Two Worlds by Ping Fu
35 of 42 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars so fake, 29 Jan 2013
Her story about her experiences in China is so fake. Anyone who has some knowledge about the history during that period can easily tell that it's a totally fake story. She wouldn't be able to get into a university in China at that time if she didn't have a politically "good" background. Going to America was a dream of every Chinese back then. Everyone would conduct such a crime if the penalty was to be deported to America.

It's also funny that the group picture on shows that she herself was a member of Mao's Red Guard. She must have had a good time during China's Cultural Revolution and then got… Read more