• Extraordinary, moving, captivating

    The Times
  • There are few people in our world who embody optimism like Ping Fu. She shows us how the human spirit can endure amazing hardship to with find happiness, joy, and astounding success

    Simon Sinek, author of Start With Why
  • She tells her story with intelligence, verve and a candour that is often heart-rending

    Wall Street Journal
  • I could not put this book down - it's amazing to believe this all happened in one person's life. The lessons Ping Fu has so artfully accumulated are inspiring, heartening, educating, and entertaining.

    Kevin Kelly of Wired; author of What Technology Wants
  • Her odyssey from the old world to the new - from the bleakest totalitarianism to the most ebullient flowering of imagination and enterprise - forms a story worthy of a 21st-century Homer

    Inc. Magazine
  • There is no more shining role model for resilience (and grace and humility and a whole bunch of other qualities) than Ping Fu

    Chip Conley, founder of Joie de Vivre Hospitality and author of Peak and Emotional Equations
  • Ping Fu's life story is the stuff of heroic novels

    Bo Burlingham, editor-at-large of Inc. magazine and author of Small Giants
  • This is an utterly unique memoir, a fascinating look at one woman's journey from a difficult childhood in Mao's China to the top of the American tech world

    Tony Hsieh, CEO of, author of Delivering Happiness
  • In this outstanding testament to the resilience of the human spirit, Ping takes readers on a journey both heartbreaking and inspiring. Ping's eloquent prose and remarkable attitude shine through in every word

    Publishers Weekly

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