Mao: The Unknown Story (book)

Plot Summary:

Jung Chang's Wild Swans was an extraordinary bestseller throughout the world, selling more than 10 million copies. Now she and her husband Jon Halliday have written a groundbreaking biography of Mao Tse-tung. Full of startling revelations, it explodes the myth of the Long March, explores Mao's long and intimate relationship with Stalin and makes immediate Mao's roller-coaster life, as he schemed, poisoned and blackmailed to force through his unpopular decisions in his extraordinary bid to dominate the world. This entirely fresh look at Mao in both content and approach, will astonish historians and the general reader alike. [1]