by Jan Shapin
Can a Red-Haired Woman From Chicago Single-Handedly Force Joseph Stalin to Back Down? China, 1927. Thirty-three-year-old Rayna Prohme, becomes the political confidant and lover of Mikhail Borodin and a friend to Mme. Sun widow of the former Chinese leader. “Go home,” Rayna is told. When, the Chinese widow is in danger, Rayna must make a choice — Borodin and Russia, or Mme. Sun and China.