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作者 Ji, Chaozhu, 1929-
書名 The man on Mao's right : from Harvard yard to Tiananmen Square, my life inside China's Foreign Ministry / Ji Chaozhu
出版項 New York : Random House, c2008
國際標準書號 9781400065844 (hbk.)
1400065844 (hbk.)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 歐美所圖書館  327 J56 2008    在架上  -  30500101315813
 人文社會聯圖  DS778.J53 A3 2008    在架上    30650020035982
版本 1st ed
說明 xix, 354 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm
附註 Includes index
Our long march -- To America -- Poor little Chinese refugee -- My movie star dad -- Me and Mrs. Roosevelt -- My short Harvard education -- Going home -- The East is red -- Back in the bosom -- The atomic death-belt plan -- Welcome to Kansas -- Two years of perfidy and fleas -- Foreign devils face off -- The premier and I cheat death -- The other China -- Calm between the storms -- Contradictions at the top -- Beating a drowning dog -- The man on Mao's right -- Death and birth -- The Dark Ages begin -- Our Lord of the flied -- Nothing public without purpose -- The two young ladies -- A circle closes, another opens -- An empty seat on the stage -- China's second liberation -- The Reagan crisis -- From cannibals to caviar
Having served Chairman Mao and the Communist leadership for two decades, and having become a key figure in China's foreign policy, Ji Chaozhu now provides a detailed account of the personalities and events that shaped today's People's Republic. Nine-year-old Ji and his family fled Japanese invaders to America in the late 1930s. Ji came of age in New York's East Village and attended Harvard University. But in 1950, he felt driven to volunteer to serve China in the Korean War. His mastery of the English language and American culture launched his improbable career, eventually winning him the role of English interpreter for China's two top leaders: Premier Zhou Enlai and Party Chairman Mao Zedong. With a unique blend of Chinese insight and American candor, Ji paints insightful portraits of the architects of modern China. Today, he says, "The Chinese know America better than the Americans know China. The risk is that we misperceive each other."--From publisher description
主題 Ji, Chaozhu, 1929-
Diplomats -- China -- Biography
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