Nicholas Griffin
Scribner, New York, 2014, English
Nonfiction, General
ISBN: 9781451642773

Examines how an aristocratic British spy circumvented more than 20 years of antagonistic foreign policy between China and the United States to further a fateful Communist agenda during the World Table Tennis Championships, revealing how players were tortured and murdered throughout the Cultural Revolution.

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David Rockwell

My son Sam developed an interest in ping pong a few years ago, and now plays competitively around the world. I’ve been trying to learn as much as I can about the sport, and this book provides a fascinating historical spin (pun intended) of the game’s impact on U.S. and China relations.

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