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News Is My Job : A Correspondent in War-Torn China (Paperback) (Edna Lee Booker)
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One of the first women journalists in China, Edna Lee Booker arrived in 1922 and threw herself into the story, snagging a number of exclusive interviews with warlords and also with Sun Yat-sen and Mao Tse-tung. She worked on the Shanghai newspaper China Press, and was also the Shanghai stringer for the International News Service, InterNews. Her book was a bestseller on publication in 1940 and was hugely influential in strengthening American support for the Chinese government of Chiang Kai-shek.
Number of Pages: 440
Genre: Biography + Autobiography, History
Publisher: Paul & Co Pub Consortium
Author: Edna Lee Booker
Street Date: July 1, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-46-2435
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