Ho Chi Minh is one of the towering figures of the twentieth
century, considered an icon and father of the nation by many
Vietnamese. Pierre Brocheux's biography of Ho Chi Minh is a
brilliant feat of historical engineering. In a concise and highly
readable account, he negotiates the many twists and turns of Ho Chi
Minh's life and his multiple identities, from impoverished
beginnings as a communist revolutionary to his founding of the
Indochina Communist... more...