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Li, Zhisui 1919-

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Works: 32 works in 89 publications in 13 languages and 2,470 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History 
Classifications: DS778.M3, 951.05
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Publications about Zhisui Li
Publications by Zhisui Li
Publications by Zhisui Li, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Zhisui Li
 
Most widely held works by Zhisui Li
The private life of Chairman Mao : the memoirs of Mao's personal physician by Zhisui Li( Book )
30 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 1,926 libraries worldwide
"From 1954 until Mao Zedong's death twenty-two years later, Dr. Li Zhisui was the Chinese ruler's personal physician, which put him in almost daily - and increasingly intimate - contact with Mao and his inner circle. For most of these years, Mao's health was excellent; thus he and the doctor had time to discuss political and personal matters. Dr. Li recorded many of these conversations in his diaries as well as in his memory. In The Private Life of Chairman Mao he vividly reconstructs his extraordinary experience. The result is a book that will profoundly alter our view of Chairman Mao and of China under his rule." "Dr. Li clarifies numerous long-standing puzzles, such as the true nature of Mao's feelings toward the United States and the Soviet Union. He describes Mao's deliberate rudeness toward Khrushchev when the Soviet leader paid his secret visit to Beijing in 1958, and we learn here, for the first time, how Mao came to invite the American table tennis team to China, a decision that led to Nixon's historic visit a few months later. We also learn why Mao took the disastrous Great Leap Forward, which resulted in the worst famine in recorded history, and his equally strange reason for risking war with the United States by shelling the Taiwanese islands of Quemoy and Matsu." "Dr. Li supplies surprising portraits of Zhou Enlai and many other top leaders. He describes Mao's perverse relationship with his wife, and gives us insight into the sexual politics of Mao's court. We witness Mao's bizarre death and the even stranger events that followed it. Dr. Li tells of Mao's remarkable gift for intimacy, as well as of his indifference to the suffering and deaths of millions of his fellow Chinese, including old comrades. Readers will find here a full and accurate account of Mao's sex life, and of such personal details as his peculiar sleeping arrangements and his dependency on barbiturates."--BOOK JACKET
Mao Zedong si ren yi sheng hui yi lu = The private life of Chairman Mao by Zhisui Li( Book )
11 editions published in 1994 in Chinese and held by 226 libraries worldwide
Fan pan de yu yi : Mao Zedong si ren yi sheng Li Zhisui he ta wei wan cheng de hui yi lu ( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in Chinese and held by 64 libraries worldwide
La vie privée du Président Mao by Zhisui Li( Book )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in French and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Het privé-leven van Mao : onthuld door zijn lijfarts Li Zhisui by Zhisui Li( Book )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in Dutch and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Herinneringen van de auteur, die in de periode 1954-1976 de lijfarts van de Chinese leider (1893-1976) was
Bí mật cuộc đời Mao Trạch Đông by Zhisui Li( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in Vietnamese and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Ich war Maos Leibarzt : die persönlichen Erinnerungen des Dr. Li Zhisui an den Vorsitzenden by Zhisui Li( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in German and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Belletristik : China/USA ; Máo Zédōng
Mō Takutō no shiseikatsu by Zhisui Li( Book )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in Japanese and held by 21 libraries worldwide
The private life of Chairman Mao by Zhisui Li( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
La vida privada del Presidente Mao : memorias del médico personal de Mao by Zhisui Li( Book )
3 editions published in 1995 in Spanish and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Mao Tse-tung ssu jen i sheng hui i lu = The private life of Chairman Mao by Zhisui Li( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in Chinese and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Mao Tszedun : zapiski lichnogo vracha by Zhisui Li( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in Russian and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Mo T'aek-tong ŭi sasaenghwal by Zhisui Li( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in Korean and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Ich war Maos Leibarzt : die persönlichen Erinnerungen des Dr. Li Zhisui an den Großen Vorsitzenden by Zhisui Li( Book )
3 editions published in 1994 in German and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Prywatne życie przewodniczącego Mao by Zhisui Li( Book )
3 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in Polish and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Mo T'aek-tong ŭi sa saenghwa by Zhisui Li( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in Korean and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Mou Takuto no shiseikatsu = The private life of Chairman Mao by Zhisui Li( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in Japanese and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Soukromý život předsedy Maa by Zhisui Li( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in Czech and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Mo takuto no shiseikatsu ( Book )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in Japanese and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Formann Mao : levlegens beretning by Zhisui Li( Book )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in Norwegian and held by 2 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Li Čchi-suj, 1919-
Li, Chih-sui.
Li, Chih-sui, 1919-
Li, Zhi-sui.
Li, Zhi-sui, 1919-
Li Zhi-sui 1919-1995
Li Zhisui
Ri, Chisui
Ri, Shisui, 1920-1995
Zhisui, Li
リ, シスイ, 1920-1995
リ, チスイ
李, 志綏
李 志绥 1919-1995
李志綏, 1919-
李志绥, 1919-1995
Languages
English (30)
Chinese (15)
Japanese (7)
German (4)
French (3)
Polish (3)
Spanish (3)
Korean (3)
Vietnamese (2)
Dutch (2)
Norwegian (2)
Russian (1)
Czech (1)
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