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Master Kung: The Story of Confucius

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All the world has heard of the great Chinese sage Confucius, but few know of Master Kung though the two characters are embodied in the same person. Master Kung is the sincere, lovable, entirely human scholar and gentleman who was born in the sixth century before Christ, led a blameless life, suffered more disillusionment and disappointments than usually fall to the lot of ...more
Hardcover, 347 pages
Published 1938 by Harper
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Sep 09, 2014 Theresa rated it it was ok
A biography of Confucius written in the 1930s by a white, middle-aged businessman and ad-excec from Missouri. That's not just a description of what this sounds like, it's what it actually-factually is.

I think the author meant well, but this was just.... unintentionally hilarious. When I found this, I had absolutely no idea what it was about other than just "Confucius" (thanks, title) so maybe it was funnier to me than it would (should?) have been if was expecting/hoping for something different.
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Carl Crow was a Missouri-born newspaperman, businessman, and author who managed several newspapers and then opened the first Western advertising agency in Shanghai, China. He ran the agency for 19 years, creating calendar advertisements and the so-called sexy China Girl poster. He was also founding editor of the Shanghai Evening Post.

In the 1930s and 1940s, Crow wrote 13 books; and his most popula
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