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[Download] ➽ Out of the Gobi By Weijian Shan – Aqqa.pro Foreword by Janet YellenWeijian Shan's Out of the Gobi is a powerful memoir and commentary that will be one of the most important books on China of our time one with the potential to re shape how AmerForeword by Janet YellenWeijian Shan's Out of the Gobi is a powerful memoir and commentary that will be one of the most important books on China of our time one with the potential to re shape how Americans view China and how the Chinese view life in AmericaShan a former hard laborer who is now one of Asia's best known financiers is thoughtful observant elouent and brutally honest making him well positioned to tell the story of a life that is a microcosm of modern China and of how improbably that life became intertwined with America Out of the Gobi draws a vivid picture of the raw human energy and the will to succeed.

Against all oddsShan only finished elementary school when Mao Zedong's Cultural Revolution tore his country apart He was a witness to the brutality and absurdity of Mao's policies during one of the most tumultuous eras in China's history Exiled to the Gobi Desert at age 15 and denied schooling for 10 years he endured untold hardships without ever giving up his dream for an education Shan's improbable journey from the Gobi to the People's Republic of Berkeley and far beyond is a uniuely American success story told with a splash of humor deep insight and rich and engaging detailThis powerful and personal perspective on.

gobi free Out of epub Out of the Gobi KindleAgainst all oddsShan only finished elementary school when Mao Zedong's Cultural Revolution tore his country apart He was a witness to the brutality and absurdity of Mao's policies during one of the most tumultuous eras in China's history Exiled to the Gobi Desert at age 15 and denied schooling for 10 years he endured untold hardships without ever giving up his dream for an education Shan's improbable journey from the Gobi to the People's Republic of Berkeley and far beyond is a uniuely American success story told with a splash of humor deep insight and rich and engaging detailThis powerful and personal perspective on.

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  1. Cheryl Cheryl says:

    PDF/EPUB aqqa.pro ↠ Out of the Gobi Kindle Ð Out of Kindle - gobi free, Out of epub, Out of the Gobi Kindle“Out of the Gobi” is a story of a young man overcoming incredible obstacles to eventually become one of Asia’s best known financiers During Mao Zedong’s Cultural Revolution a young Shan is sent to the Gobi desert ostensibly in an effort to bring educated city youth to rural areas to enlighten them Shan leaves school at the end of elementary school and is sent to the Gobi desert and put to work in hard manual labor He spends his time digging up potatoes digging irrigation ditches by hand making bricks battling a frozen lake becoming a “barefoot doctor” rural doctor practicing primitive medicine all the while reading everything he could find in order to continue to educate himself since schools were shut down at


  2. Jing Jing says:

    PDF/EPUB aqqa.pro ↠ Out of the Gobi Kindle Ð Out of Kindle - gobi free, Out of epub, Out of the Gobi KindleThis is a book about Shan Weijian's one of the most reputable investors in Asia market In this book he has provided us a first hand detailed account on how cultural revolution unfolded in China and his later journey in the US It was probably one of the most unfortunate event in the history of China Chairman Mao Zedong’s directive has made tens of millions of aspiring Young Chinese teens went to the remote rural China and wasted their formative years doing useless farm works During 7 years time in Gobi Shan was digging canals


  3. Liz Liz says:

    PDF/EPUB aqqa.pro ↠ Out of the Gobi Kindle Ð Out of Kindle - gobi free, Out of epub, Out of the Gobi KindleAlthough this autobiography had some interest especially the period in the 1960’s the author spent in back breakingly hard labor in the extreme climate of the Gobi it didn’t not sustain this interest when he relocated to the US to study and subseuently enter academia as a faculty member The fascination the unimaginable cultural revolution holds for westerners and the interesting Chinese characters Weijian worked with were lost when the story moved to a western environment that is all too familiar to us involving personalities that sound very much like people we know ourselves Having said that I do admire Weijian's success he is obviously exceptionally intelligent highly motivated and a very hard worke


  4. Omar Omar says:

    PDF/EPUB aqqa.pro ↠ Out of the Gobi Kindle Ð Out of Kindle - gobi free, Out of epub, Out of the Gobi KindleI havent read many memoirs and so I cannot compare this one to ones of its like What I do know is that this is the first time I was able to entertain myself by reading Entertainment that can be compared to the enticing and visually stimulating world Netflix YouTube and TikTok Its a very personal and intimate account of one great man's extraordinary journey from the low


  5. Charlie Bonderman Charlie Bonderman says:

    PDF/EPUB aqqa.pro ↠ Out of the Gobi Kindle Ð Out of Kindle - gobi free, Out of epub, Out of the Gobi KindleI really enjoyed this book It is a story in the vein of Unbroken Man’s Search for Meaning and the Long Walk — a story of one man’s struggle for survival after being separated from his family as a teenager during China’s Cultural Revolution Sent to the Gobi desert to a hard labor camp Shan details the stark realities of his experience in vivid color the rampant starvation 18 hour days in 40 degree weather drinking mosuito larvae infested puddle water digging holes in the ground to sleep in and that’s just the start of it To endure and survive such trauma and go on to the life that he has led is a testament to the resilience of the human spirit Fascinating read


  6. Jiliac Jiliac says:

    PDF/EPUB aqqa.pro ↠ Out of the Gobi Kindle Ð Out of Kindle - gobi free, Out of epub, Out of the Gobi KindleThis book would be worth 5 stars just for the content I think Even when you know Chinese people they usually don't like to talk about the past especially with foreigners Don't want to give a bad image of their country Even though factually there is nothing here than isn't in the wiki page knowing the feelings the outlooks an inner point of view of a person that lived through this period from the bottom is greatOn top of that the authors is very insightful his intelligence is clear from the beginning although he doesn't say it directly The writing style is uite engagin


  7. Thomas H. Burton Thomas H. Burton says:

    PDF/EPUB aqqa.pro ↠ Out of the Gobi Kindle Ð Out of Kindle - gobi free, Out of epub, Out of the Gobi KindleRiveting and enlightening As discussed in the acknowledgements this book is a memoir not an autobiography It is a personal narrative centering on the chaos and indigence of the Cultural Revolution and the Down to the Countryside Movement This book is a window into a world so far detached from 21st century America or Western Europe where our basic needs can often be easily met Thus the hardship Weijian Shan and his friends endured in China just a few decades ago can at times seem surrealShan not only survived the incessant hardships of the Gobi but pushed himself far beyond; later becoming a Wharton professor and one of Asia’s foremost financiers


  8. Bea Bea says:

    PDF/EPUB aqqa.pro ↠ Out of the Gobi Kindle Ð Out of Kindle - gobi free, Out of epub, Out of the Gobi KindleThis book reminded me somewhat of Mao's Last Dancer but from a different viewpoint It is 480 pages long and reads like a memoir with some pages here and there I felt could be skipped as they were practically a list of names I couldn't pronounce But the story is great the author mentally and emotionally strong and very very intelligent He lived through Mao's Great Leap Forward endured starvation hard labor being forced to live in the Gobi desert shut out of 10 years of edu


  9. Yanwen Yanwen says:

    PDF/EPUB aqqa.pro ↠ Out of the Gobi Kindle Ð Out of Kindle - gobi free, Out of epub, Out of the Gobi KindleI wish he had covered chapters on his life in America and how he became so successful in AmericaThis is what I think key factors to his success in life1 In line with traditional Chinese thinking Weijian is a fervent believer in the value and crucial role of education in changing one's destiny2 He is always prepared for any opportunity coming his way In China of his time all individuals belonged to an organization which


  10. K K says:

    PDF/EPUB aqqa.pro ↠ Out of the Gobi Kindle Ð Out of Kindle - gobi free, Out of epub, Out of the Gobi KindleWeijian Shan head of a private euity firm and contributor to Bloomberg has written one of the most detailed memoirs of the years of the Cultural Revolution Born in 1954 he was a young child during the famine conditions of the Great Leap Forward and saw scenes of 'struggle sessions' and urba


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