The Dragon's Pearl: Favorite Thai Recipes for Seafood

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Simon and Schuster, Feb 25, 2001 - Biography & Autobiography - 336 pages
 

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A very personal glimpse into Communist China, this is a fascinating and charming account about growing up and being isolated/alone in a foreign country. Read full review

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An unusual and often absorbing memoir of China and its leaders by a woman who, in 1956 when she was eight, was sent there with her older brother to serve as a ``bridge'' between two ostensibly hostile ... Read full review

Contents

A Politicians Daughter
15
The World of My Father
28
Secret Missions
38
A Glorious Place
61
M Hao Zhou Bobo
86
School and Papa Liao
109
Grief into Strength
136
Heroes of the Revolution
155
Prince Kazu
191
Principles Without Humanity
208
Fathers Mission
224
The Denunciation
242
In Hiding
259
The Dowager Empress
280
The Last Hostages of China
295
Index
327

A Family Reunion
178

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About the author (2001)

James Peck is the author of "Washington's China". Founder of the Culture and Civilization of China project at Yale University Press and the China International Publishing Group in Beijing, he has written for "The New York Times" and the "San Francisco Chronicle", among other publications. He lives in New York City.

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