Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister: Three Women at the Heart of Twentieth-Century China
ISBN: 0451493508
EAN13: 9780451493507
Language: English
Pages: 400
Dimensions: 2.00" H x 9.00" L x 7.00" W
Weight: 2.00 lbs.
Format: Hardcover
Book Overview
In a group biography, the author reveals the lives of three extraordinary women who helped shape the history of 20th-century China. Red Sister, Ching-ling, married the Father of China, Sun Yat-sen, and rose to be Mao's vice-chair. Little Sister, May-ling, became Madame Chiang Kai-shek, first lady of pre-Communist Nationalist China. Big Sister, Ei-ling, became Chiang's main adviser and one of China's richest women.