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Homer Lea American soldier of fortune /

As a five-feet-three-inch hunchback who weighed about 100 pounds, Homer Lea (1876-1912), was an unlikely candidate for life on the battlefield, yet he became a world-renowned military hero. In the Dragon's Lair: The Exploits of Homer Lea paints a revealing portrait of a diminutive yet determined man who never earned his valor on the field of battle, but left an indelible mark on his times.

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  • "As a five-feet-three-inch hunchback who weighed about 100 pounds, Homer Lea (1876-1912), was an unlikely candidate for life on the battlefield, yet he became a world-renowned military hero. In the Dragon's Lair: The Exploits of Homer Lea paints a revealing portrait of a diminutive yet determined man who never earned his valor on the field of battle, but left an indelible mark on his times."@en
  • ""A five-foot-three-inch hunchback who weighed only 100 pounds, Homer Lea (1876-1912) was an unlikely candidate for heroism on the battlefield. Nonetheless he became a world-renowned military leader, trusted political advisor, and geopolitical strategist. [This book] paints a revealing portrait of a diminutive but determined man who left an indelible mark on world history despite never having earned valor as a soldier. Lawrence M. Kaplan details a life of mystery and intrigue, investigating the Chinese underground reform and revolutionary movements in which Lea took part"--Dust jacket."
  • "As a five-feet-three-inch hunchback who weighed about 100 pounds, Homer Lea (1876-1912), was an unlikely candidate for life on the battlefield, yet he became a world-renowned military hero. In the Dragon's Lair: The Exploits of Homer Lea paints a revealing portrait of a diminutive yet determined man who never earned his valor on the field of battle, but left an indelible mark on his times.Lawrence M. Kaplan draws from extensive research to illuminate the life of a "man of mystery," while also yielding a clearer understanding of the early twentieth-century Chinese underground reform and revolut."

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  • "Electronic books."
  • "Electronic books."@en
  • "History"@en
  • "History"
  • "Livres électroniques."
  • "Electronic books"
  • "Biographie."
  • "Biography"
  • "Biography"@en

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  • "Homer Lea American Soldier of Fortune."
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