A Force So Swift Book Review

Lady Lilith

4 Stars

SummaryIt was clear that the people of China wanted change. Chiang Kai-chek and his Nationalist party were loosing in both…

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A Force So Swift, Book Review

Hanna Lei

5 Stars

A Force So Swift by Kevin Peraino

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A fascinating, informative book

Lisa Pierce

4.5 Stars

I chose to read this book largely because I don't know a lot about this period in history or the events that this book centers on--the fall…

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A Force So Swift

Nancy Brosseau

5 Stars

What a gripping read!  Setting, China, 1949.  Howwamericannpolicymakers had to deal with the deteriorating situation in China is…

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A Force So Swift

Adam Hansen

4 Stars

It is no secret the role China plays in the world and it would do us all well to understand the impact they have. To understand all of that,…

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A Force So Swift

Fabiana Rebollo

5 Stars

Such an interesting and captivating book. It really captured me and insisted that I kept on reading. I really want to know more about China's…

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modern chinese history

K R

5 Stars

i picked up veteran foreign correspondent kevin peraino's book, "a force so swift: mao, truman and the birth of modern china, 1949,"…

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A FORCE SO SWIFT: A SNAPSHOT INTO HISTORY

Jonathan Hooper

4.5 Stars

A FORCE SO SWIFT: A SNAPSHOT INTO HISTORY Over the holiday season I had the pleasure of reading Kevin Peraino’s new book,…

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Fascinating

Elise Burkhead

5 Stars

I love history. Subjects like the one discussed in this book by Peraino are vastly intriguing to me. Coupling that with the fact that I've…

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A Force So Swft

Becca Henderson

4.5 Stars

This was such a good book! I was hooked from the first sentence. So well done, and the…

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Informative

Amanda Goston

4.5 Stars

Overall, I felt that this was a well researched and informative read.  The events of 1949 would forever resonate throughout history.…

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Kevin Peraino: A Force So Swift

Haley Mills

2 Stars

The entire time I was reading this, I was thinking "Man, good thing I pulled this book on Chinese history so I could learn all about the…

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A Force So Swift

TJ Cochran

3.5 Stars

In A Force So Swift: Mao, Truman, and the Birth of Modern China, 1949, Kevin Peraino explores the Truman administration and…

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A Force So Swift

Theresa F

4.5 Stars

A Force So Swift: Mao, Truman, and the Birth of Modern China, 1949 by Kevin Peraino is a fascinating look at a most pivotal year in…

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