Inside the Red Mansion: On the Trail of China's Most Wanted Man

Version: Unabridged
Author: Oliver August
Narrator: Simon Vance
Genres: History, Public Policy
Publisher: Tantor Media
Published In: October 2007
# of Units: 9 CDs
Length: 11 hours
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Due to a mix-up, Oliver August stumbles onto the hunt for China's most wanted man, Lai Changxing, an illiterate tycoon on the run from corruption charges. August sets out to find the self-made billionaire, in the hope that if he can understand how Lai reinvented himself, he will also better understand the tectonic forces transforming modern China.

Author Details

Author Details

August, Oliver

Oliver August spent seven years in China as the Beijing bureau chief for
the Times of London. He was previously the paper's youngest-ever New York
correspondent. He now reports from the Middle East.