The founding myth of Communist China is The Long March. Just as Moses led his people to the Promised Land, Mao led his into a new China - but how much of the myth as passed down through official records is actually true? Sun Shuyun retraces the route of the Long March across a little changed landscape, relating the first hand accounts of some of the few remaining survivors who tell their version of the March unembellished by political propaganda. The result is a stunning rewrite of the history that she and about a billion other Chinese have learned as fact from their earliest days in school. In place of heroic battles are ruthless purges, in place of honorable death are countless desertions and futile loss of life; in place of honored veterans are ...
Blood at the Root
"A gripping, timely, and important examination of American racism."
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