Last Empress: Madame Chiang Kai-Shek and the Birth of Modern China
Entertaining and masterly biography of Madame Chiang Kai-shek - the woman who built modern China.
THE LAST EMPRESS revolves around a fascinating, manipulative woman and her family who were largely responsible for dragging China into the modern world. Soong May-ling, or Madame Chiang as she was known, is uniquely positioned at the heart of this story. As her husband came to represent the hopes of the West in the East, she acted as his adviser, English translator, secretary, and most loyal champion, finding herself on the world stage with Franklin D Roosevelt and Winston Churchill. A savvy politician, she
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INDEPENDENT i NEWSPAPER
With the ability to bring US congress to its feet, she makes extraordinary reading.
Hers is an epic story
HUDDERSFIELD DAILY EXAMINER
This well written and exciting book tells the unforgettable story