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The Scholar and the Tiger: A Memoir of Famine and War in Revolutionary China

The Scholar and the Tiger: A Memoir of Famine and War in Revolutionary China (Hardback)

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The Scholar and the Tiger is at once a compelling family saga, thriller, social history, and spiritual journey. Written by a noted scholar, assisted by a writer friend, the story brings to life a tumultuous period in Chinese history while providing insights into China's emergence as a global power. Wen-wei Chang was born in 1929 as famine gripped northern China. Only the iron will of his mother kept the family alive. Wen-wei-a promising student-seemed destined for a brilliant career, but civil war intervened, forcing him to flee Beijing just before Communist forces arrived. In Shanghai, his family was reunited with his elder brother, now a leading Guomindang general commanding the final defense of the city.

BiographyMemoirs Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publication Date: 28/01/2009 ISBN-13: 9780742557611  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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David Wen-wei Chang is Rosebush Professor of Political Science emeritus at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. Alden R. Carter, a freelance writer, is author of numerous books, including two histories of China for young people and China: From the First Chinese to the Olympics.

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