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Edgar Snow, a biography

Author: John Maxwell Hamilton
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Snow's classic Red Star Over China was a journalistic coup. Based on interviews with Mao Zedong and his followers, who were in hiding, cut off from Western observers for a decade, his bestseller revealed that Chinese Communism was a cohesive popular movement, not a ragtag army of bandits. But Snow (1905-1972), the adventurous reporter from Kansas City, Missouri, and stowaway to the Far East, told Americans things  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
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Hamilton, John Maxwell.
Edgar Snow, a biography.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1988
(OCoLC)578946529
Named Person: Edgar Snow; Edgar Snow; Edgar Snow
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Maxwell Hamilton
ISBN: 0253319099 9780253319098
OCLC Number: 17550645
Description: xii, 343 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments A Word on the Chinese Language Prologue Youth: An Introduction 1. Adventure Bound 2. The Second Act 3. Red Star over China 4. Scorched Earth 5. People on Our Side 6. In the Path of the Storm 7. Ishmael in His Native Land 8. The Long Perspective 9. With Honor 10. Righting the Wrongs? Notes Index Illustrations follow page 144
Responsibility: John Maxwell Hamilton.

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A biography of the writer and journalist whose book Red Star over China has been called the most important book ever written by an American correspondent. His biography includes a history of the  Read more...

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