The claws of the dragon: Kang Sheng, the evil genius behind Mao and his legacy of terror in People's China

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Simon & Schuster, 1992 - Biography & Autobiography - 560 pages
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A biography of Kang Sheng, the man who manipulated Mao and created the legacy of tyrannical cruelty that continues to exist in China

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User Review  - datrappert - LibraryThing

This book will give you an excellent insight into the true terror of Mao's reign in China. During a visit to Beijing, I was able to visit the former home of Kang Sheng, which had been turned into a ... Read full review

THE CLAWS OF THE DRAGON: Kang Sheng--the Evil Genius Behind Mao--and His Legacy of Terror in People's China

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

A compelling and well-detailed biography of Kang Sheng, Mao's sadistic, Machiavellian head of secret police. Byron (a pseudonymous ``veteran Western diplomat'') and Pack (coauthor, Speaking Out, 1988 ... Read full review


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ROBERT PACK has published fifteen volumes of his own poetry and is Middlebury College Professor Emeritus of Literature and Creative Writing. Currently, he is teaching in the Honors College of the University of Montana in Missoula. He and Jay Parini have edited eight poetry anthologies for UPNE, the most recent of which is Contemporary Poetry of New England (2002).

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