Nancy Keane's Booktalks -- Quick and Simple


Geyer, Flora.
Washington, DC : National Geographic, 2007
IL 3-6, RL 6.8
ISBN 1426300638
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Mao Zedong was always a very ambitious man.  From his teenage years, Mao decided that rules that others lived by didn't apply to him.  He was egotistical and had a sense of importance.  He also had very little regard for others.  He had a hunger for knowledge and spent many years in study.  He also had a hunger for power and spent many years trying to achieve his goal.  And he did.  In 1949, Mao seized control of China and ruled with an iron fist until his death in 1976.  These were dire years in China.  Find out about this amazing man in Mao Zedong : the rebel who led a revolution.
SUBJECTS:     Mao, Zedong, 1893-1976.
                        Heads of state.

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