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

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User Review  - Allen - Goodreads

Fills an important gap in available histories of 20th Century China. Provides great insights into popular topics such as the Gang of Four, relationship between Chinese CP and the Soviet Union, and the role of the CP and KMT in World War II. Well worth the time to read. Read full review


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About the author (1992)

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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