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.

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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 »
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"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”
Monique Brinson Demery, Finding the Dragon Lady: The Mystery of Vietnam's Madame Nhu

“Nếu gia đình là một quốc gia, người chồng sẽ là Quốc trưởng trên danh nghĩa, phụ trách các mối quan hệ ngoại giao. Người vợ sẽ là Bộ trưởng Nội vụ và kiểm soát ngân khố.”
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“Một người đàn ông phải thấu hiểu đời sống của nhà nông.”
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