The Resource Made in China : a prisoner, an SOS letter, and the hidden cost of America's cheap goods, Amelia Pang, (electronic resource)

Made in China : a prisoner, an SOS letter, and the hidden cost of America's cheap goods, Amelia Pang, (electronic resource)

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Made in China : a prisoner, an SOS letter, and the hidden cost of America's cheap goods
Title
Made in China
Title remainder
a prisoner, an SOS letter, and the hidden cost of America's cheap goods
Statement of responsibility
Amelia Pang
Title variation
Prisoner, an SOS letter, and the hidden cost of America's cheap goods
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Contributor
Author
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Language
eng
Summary
A Most-Anticipated Book of the Year: Newsweek * Refinery29 "Moving and powerful." -Chris Hedges, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Discover the truth behind the discounts In 2012, an Oregon mother named Julie Keith opened up a package of Halloween decorations. The cheap foam headstones had been five dollars at Kmart, too good a deal to pass up. But when she opened the box, something shocking fell out: an SOS letter, handwritten in broken English. "Sir: If you occassionally buy this product, please kindly resend this letter to the World Human Right Organization. Thousands people here who are under the persicuton of the Chinese Communist Party Government will thank and remember you forever." The note's author, Sun Yi, was a mild-mannered Chinese engineer turned political prisoner, forced into grueling labor for campaigning for the freedom to join a forbidden meditation movement. He was imprisoned alongside petty criminals, civil rights activists, and tens of thousands of others the Chinese government had decided to "reeducate," carving foam gravestones and stitching clothing for more than fifteen hours a day. In Made in China, investigative journalist Amelia Pang pulls back the curtain on Sun's story and the stories of others like him, including the persecuted Uyghur minority group whose abuse and exploitation is rapidly gathering steam. What she reveals is a closely guarded network of laogai-forced labor camps-that power the rapid pace of American consumerism. Through extensive interviews and firsthand reportage, Pang shows us the true cost of America's cheap goods and shares what is ultimately a call to action-urging us to ask more questions and demand more answers from the companies we patronize
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1991-
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Pang, Amelia
Dewey number
331.11/732
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not applicable
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other
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Read by Nancy Wu
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wu, Nancy
  • hoopla digital
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  • Yi, Sun
  • Manufacturing industries
  • Costs, Industrial
  • Work environment
  • Political prisoners
Target audience
adult
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Label
Made in China : a prisoner, an SOS letter, and the hidden cost of America's cheap goods, Amelia Pang, (electronic resource)
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digital storage
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent
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  • not applicable
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 04 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781649040268
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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rdamedia
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  • c
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13929226
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MWT13929226
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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other
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Label
Made in China : a prisoner, an SOS letter, and the hidden cost of America's cheap goods, Amelia Pang, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
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digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 04 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781649040268
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
13929226
Publisher number
MWT13929226
Quality assurance targets
unknown
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access
Sound
sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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