Li Zhi-Sui was a Chinese physician who served as the personal physician to Mao Zedong from 1954 until 1976. He is best known for his memoir 'The Private Life of Chairman Mao', which provides a detailed look at Mao's personal life and political reign. Li's book, published after his emigration to the United States, has been both influential and controversial, offering an intimate perspective on one of the 20th century's most significant leaders.
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This book is a memoir written by a personal physician who served Chairman Mao for over two decades. It offers an unprecedented and intimate look into the life and character of the powerful Chinese leader. The book reveals Mao's personal habits, manipulative nature, political maneuvers, and his disregard for human life in the pursuit of his goals. It also uncovers the power struggles within the Chinese Communist Party, providing a unique perspective on China's political history.