The Private Life of Chairman Mao (Google eBook)

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Random House Publishing Group, Jun 22, 2011 - Biography & Autobiography - 736 pages
21 Reviews
From 1954 until Mao Zedong's death 22 years later. Dr. Li Zhisui was the Chinese ruler's personal physician. For most of these years, Mao was in excellent health; thus he and the doctor had time to discuss political and personal matters. Dr. Li recorded many of these conversations in his diaries, as well as in his memory. In this book, Dr. Li vividly reconstructs his extraordinary time with Chairman Mao. 

NOTE: This edition does not include a photo insert.
 
  

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User Review  - Anne Rockwell - Goodreads

Spellbinding to be in the company of such a monster. Read full review

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User Review  - Mary - Goodreads

Interesting read - I'd recommend this. One anecdote that stood out to me is how when Mao traveled by train during the famine, the local governments moved all the crops in the fields and put them near ... Read full review

Contents

The Death of Mao
5
Notes
639
Chronology
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