About this item
The dust-jacket has very faint water-staining on the inside on the bottom edge and has minor creasing on the back, otherwise the book is in excellent condition.
This privately published edition contains memoirs of David Chipp's life in Peking, together with six essays he wrote on the history of English journalism. His distinguished career as a reporter culminated in seventeen years as Editor-in-Chief of the Press Association in Fleet Street. He regarded the highpoint of his life as the thirty months he spent in Beijing as Reuters correspondent, the first non-communist Western correspondent to be granted residency by the Communist Government. While there he won the respect of the nation's leaders, soaked up the culture, had much fun, and stepped on Chairman Mao's toe.
There is also and a miscellany of reflections on some of the diverse aspects of this remarkable and much loved eccentric.
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