A Time of Ghosts
┐Without warning there was a tremendous explosion that shattered the windows and so shook the house that the soup sloshed out of our bowls, spreading in puddles and rivulets on the table. ┐I ran out into the street. Looking south, I saw a great mass of black smoke rising into the sky. My father came and stood beside me. I could see that he was very upset. His face was grim as he turned to me and said, `Now we must face an unpredictable future.┐┐ So began the turmoil that turned China upside down and set an intelligent young man born to wealth and power off on an amazing journey through this world and the otherworldly in search of meaning and freedom. A Time of Ghosts is his remarkable, true story. HOK-PANG TANG was a physician and surgeon trained in both Western and traditional Chinese medicine. He practiced as a medical doctor in China, and later as an acupuncturist in the United States. This book is the result of his collaboration with David Coomler, an Oregon author and long-time friend of Dr. Tang.
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