With the beautiful, powerful, and sexy Madame Chiang Kai-Shek at
the center of one of the great dramas of the twentieth century,
this is the story of the founding of modern China, starting with a
revolution that swept away more than 2,000 years of monarchy,
followed by World War II, and ending in eventual loss to the
Communists and exile in Taipei. Praised by China scholar Jonathan
Spence for “an impressive amount of telling material, drawn from a... more...