A book about Deng Xiaoping from remarkable and unique perspective Deng Rong, nicknamed Maomao, was born in Southwest China's Chongqing City, the fourth child of Deng Xiaoping. In the early 1980s, she worked for four years first as attach and then third secretary in the Consulate Section of the Chinese Embassy in Washington DC. Returning home, she worked in the Research Office of the General Office of the National People's Congress. Appointed the office deputy director, she engaged in research in the legislation and legislative systems. She was a deputy to the Eighth National People's Congress and the executive member of the Sixth All-China Women's Federation. Deng Rong is now vice-chairwoman of the China Association for International Friendly Contact, vice-chairwoman of the China Charity Federation, vice-chairwoman of the Sino-Russia Committee for Peace, Friendship and Development and executive president of the Beijing Music Festival. Also a member of the Chinese Writers Association, she has published many articles in newspapers and magazines. In 1993, she published the biography My Father Deng Xiaoping. This is the first English edition of Deng Xiaoing & the Cultural Revolution. It was originally published in Chinese in 2000. The translator: Sidney Shapiro, an American lawyer, became a Chinese citizen in 1963, and a member of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference in 1983. He belongs to the Chinese Writers Association, and is on the boards of directors of the Chinese Translators Association and the Soong Ching Ling Foundation. His literary translations, ranging from the classical to the modern, include the Ming Dynasty masterpiece Outlaws of the Marsh and famed 20th century outcries against bigotry and backwardness such as Ba Jin's The Family and Mao Dun's Spring Silkworms.