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The Private Life of Chairman Mao (Paperback)

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From 1954 until Mao Zedong's death 22 years later. Dr. Li Zhisui was the Chinese ruler's personal physician. For most of these years, Mao was in excellent health; 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 this book, Dr. Li vividly reconstructs his extraordinary time with Chairman Mao. of illustrations.

Product Details ISBN-10: 0679764437
ISBN-13: 9780679764434
Published: Random House, 04/02/1996
Pages: 736
Language: English