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Above of the "Ladders to Heaven"-A Modern Chinese Version of the Promethean Myth (English Edition)

Author:Chen Guo

Publication date:2015-01-01

ISBN:9787508530031

Language:English

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Above of the "Ladders to Heaven" tells the moving story of Li Guilin and Lu Jianfen, a couple and substitute teachers in Liang Shan, China. They have gone through unimaginable distress through their long career to educate village children isolated from the world by high mountains: shockinlgy low sal...
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Above of the "Ladders to Heaven" tells the moving story of Li Guilin and Lu Jianfen, a couple and substitute teachers in Liang Shan, China. They have gone through unimaginable distress through their long career to educate village children isolated from the world by high mountains: shockinlgy low salary, poor living condition, and even occasional real danger. They are the Prometheus in Chinese countryside, sacrificing their whole youth for the sake of the dissemination of knowledge among those who are in the most desperate need of it.

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  • Cover

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  • Titlepage

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  • Contents

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  • Foreword May the "Light of the Ladders to Heaven" Shine into Our Hearts

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  • Prologue

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  • I. "Ladders to Heaven" in the Isolated Erping Village

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  • II. A New School Born with a Funding of 10,800 Yuan

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  • III. A Couple with an Intangible Asset Worth 1.49 Million Yuan

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  • IV. 400 Villagers: All Are My Brothers and Sisters

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  • V. A Valley Keeping the Couple Away from Their Family Members

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  • VI. Teaching on the High Cliff

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  • Copyright

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  • Backcover

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