By You-Li Sun

Dan Ling, a patriotic younger engineer desirous to aid construct a brand new China, falls afoul of the specialists and spends 17 years as a political prisoner. Rehabilitated after Deng Xiaoping got here to strength, Dan returns to paintings with unflagging decision to aid supply a superb lifestyles for himself and his humans after enduring legal, paintings camps and paintings farms, and the primitive lif e of the social outcast breaking new floor at the frozen northern frontier. Youli sunlight is Director of yank University's Beijing application. He holds a PhD from the college of Chicago and did post-doctoral experiences at Washington collage; he's a expert in American diplomatic background, sleek chinese language background, and US-East Asian relatives.

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