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Madame Chiang Kai-Shek : China's eternal first lady

Author: Laura Tyson Li
Publisher: New York : Grove Pr., ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the life of Soong Mayling, from her youth in one of China's most powerful families, to her status as wife, adviser, and propagandist to Nationalist leader Chiang Kai-shek, to her role as an international crusader against Communism.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: May-ling Soong Chiang; May-ling Soong Chiang; Meiling Song; May-ling Soong Chiang
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Tyson Li
ISBN: 0802143229 9780802143228
OCLC Number: 172522036
Notes: First paperback ed.
Description: xiv, 557 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Little lantern --
2. Revelation to revolution --
3. America's moon is rounder --
4. College days --
5. Belle of Shanghai --
6. Man in uniform --
7. The Generalissimo's wife --
8. New life --
9. Rescuing the Gimo --
10. Undeclared war --
11. Chungking --
12. Little sister's easiest conquest --
13. Coming home to America --
14. Backfire --
15. In the shadow of the pyramids --
16. The storm center --
17. Taiwan's sorrow --
18. Madame general --
19. The resurrection --
20. Cold war, white terror --
21. Return to the mainland --
22. Death of a failed messiah --
23. Resurgam --
24. Diva at dusk.
Responsibility: Laura Tyson Li.

Abstract:

Traces the life of Soong Mayling, from her youth in one of China's most powerful families, to her status as wife, adviser, and propagandist to Nationalist leader Chiang Kai-shek, to her role as an international crusader against Communism.

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