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Introducing My Dad's Memoir: The House Arrest of Zhang Xueliang

  cover design by Robin Locke Monda I'm please to announce that my father Bernard Liu's memoir is published! In  The House Arrest of Zhang Xueliang: A Memoir of Growing Up with China's Most Famous Political Prisoner,  my dad recounts his experience living with one of the most consequential figures in modern Chinese history, Zhang Xueliang, when he was under house arrest under his father's (my grandfather's) supervision, from 1936 to 1962. His family (including his siblings Bohan, Phillip, Theresa, Frank, and Alex) had a unique perspective on Zhang Xueliang, and the memoir also includes recollections of Phillip, Theresa, and Frank. Here's the Story (from the jacket copy): When Chinese General Zhang Xueliang kidnapped Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek in the Xi’an Incident of 1931 and forced a truce between the Communists and the Nationalists to join forces to fight the Japanese, he changed the course of Chinese history. For his actions, Zhang Xueliang was placed unde

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