The Peking Letter

The Peking Letter

A Novel of the Chinese Civil War

Book - 1999
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Eric Jensen, a young American researcher of ancient Taoist philosophy, falls in love with Lillian Yang, a young Chinese revolutionary, during the Chinese Civil War

Blackwell North Amer
Topping takes us behind the scenes of the revolution he covered from 1946 to 1949 as a young journalist based in Peking and Nanking. The Peking Letter documents the political manipulations and battle strategies of the civil war and depicts the dreams, fears, love affairs and sacrifices of Americans and Chinese caught up in events that led to the tumultuous birth of the People's Republic of China.

Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, c1999
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781891620355
Characteristics: xii, 300 p. : ill. ; 25 cm


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