A Quarter of World in Their Hands

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  • Author: Huang Youyi;
  • Language: English
  • Format: Papercover
  • Page: 272
  • Publication Date: 09/2009
  • ISBN: 9787510405259
  • Publisher: New World Press
Here are 19 stories from everyday people of renown growing with New China,recounting their winding paths and personal strivings. Listen to these fascinating voices of success in wide endeavors,including officials, diplomats, entrepreneurs, writers, artists, athletes and scholars. Though born at different periods from the 1940s through the 1980s,these unique yet representative stories of stars flash vivid light on China's advances through these six decades.

About the AuthorHuang Youyi is a member of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Confer- ence, vice-president and editor-in-chief with the China International Publishing Group, president of the China Internet Information Center, vice-chairman and secretary-general of the TranslatorsAssociation of China, and vice-president of the international Federa-tion of Translators (FIT). His majorworks of translation into Chineseinclude The Bonfire of the Vanities,George C. Marshall, and UncrownedKing. His major English translations tointroduce China to the world include China 's Social Insurance System, China'6" WTO Entry and Economic Reforms, Xi'an-Ancient Capital of China, The Great Wall of hina, Travel in China, Chinese Jade, and Selections from Strange Tales from the Liaozhai Studio
Table of Contents
From a Nuclear Expert to a Cultural Disseminator
A Poet Diplomat:
China's First Male TV Anchor
Transcending History
May Literature Light Up Life
China's No. 1 Stock Investor
Life of a Cultural Anthropologist
Dancing atop the Waves
Carver of Time
Returning to His Roots
Zipping Ahead
I'm a Free Spirit!
The Perfect Life of a Shooter
Solar Powered
Hope Out of Despair
Breaking the Rules
Tender Heart, Steep Spirit
Never Yield to Difficulties
A Post- 1980s Generation Icon:
A Quarter of World in Their Hands