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Monique Brinson Demery

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Monique Demery's first book, Finding the Dragon Lady: The Mystery of Vietnam's Madame Nhu, will be published in September, 2013 by PublicAffairs Books.

Monique graduated from Hobart and William Smith Colleges and received a Master's degree in Asian Studies from Harvard University. She lives with her family in Chicago, IL.


Average rating: 3.58 · 342 ratings · 79 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
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3.56 of 5 stars 3.56 avg rating — 335 ratings — published 2013 — 4 editions
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Finding the Dragon Lady by Monique Brinson Demery
"An intriguing and insightful work on the legend (and the truth) of South Vietnam's Madame Nhu. Before reading this novel I had virtually no idea who she was, where she was from, or why she was important. But after reading this I can say I've learn..." Read more of this review »
Finding the Dragon Lady by Monique Brinson Demery
"Women in politics. They are often reduced to the clothes they are wearing and the hairstyle they rock. In a predominantly male driven aspect of society the female is usually merely the wife of, daughter of or mistress of a man in power. Not enough..." Read more of this review »
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“How did a woman who was not even forty years old—and barely five feet tall in heels—come to command the full attention of a superpower like America”
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