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The dragon's pearl

Author: Sirin Phathanothai.; James Peck
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this astonishing memoir by the only foreigner ever raised inside the remote world of China's powerful and reclusive leadership, Sirin Phathanothai provides a one-of-a-kind eyewitness account of daily life among the near-mythic founders of Mao's Communist China. In 1956, eight-year-old Sirin Phathanothai and her twelve-year-old brother, Warnwai, were secretly sent as an offering of goodwill from Thailand's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sirin Phathanothai.
Dragon's pearl.
New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1994
(OCoLC)624454952
Named Person: Sirin Phathanothai.; Sirin Phathanothai.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sirin Phathanothai.; James Peck
ISBN: 0671795465 9780671795467 0671712144 9780671712143
OCLC Number: 29703434
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 336 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: by Sirin Phathanothai ; with James Peck.

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This gripping memoir by the only foreigner ever raised in the innermost world of China's powerful and reclusive leadership provides a unique portrait of the near-mythic figure who led the Communist  Read more...

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