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Two-Gun Cohen

a biography

by Daniel S. Levy

  • 283 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China,
  • England,
  • London,
  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • Cohen, Morris Abraham, 1887-1970.,
    • Jews -- England -- London -- Biography.,
    • Jews -- Canada -- Biography.,
    • Jewish generals -- China -- Biography.,
    • China -- History -- Republic, 1912-1949.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDaniel S. Levy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS135.E6 C63 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 379 p. :
      Number of Pages379
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL661583M
      ISBN 100312156812
      LC Control Number97007033

        The book is titled "Two Gun Cohen" by Daniel S. Levy. I've included the passage below, followed by some further comments from me. Two Gun Cohen was the nickname of Morris Cohen, a Jewish mercenary who befriended Sun Yat-Sen, worked as his bodyguard, and became a major-general in the Chinese army. Books by Daniel S. Levy and Complete Book Reviews. Two-Gun Cohen. Daniel S. Levy, Author Thomas Dunne Books $ (p) ISBN

      The book's rowdy cast of frontier characters stars the liberated Lila Sinclair, the newspaper owner, Vincent, her Chinese printer, Dr. Sun Yat-sen, and his Jewish bodyguard, "Two-Gun" Cohen. As the drama builds, it slyly echoes the Puccini opera being staged in /5.   Daniel Levy's biography "Two Gun Cohen" is an excellent, well researched and a very interesting read. Morris Cohen was from London's East End and was sent out to Wapella a Jewish farm settlement in Saskatchewan, Canada in He soon drifted around the Canadian prairies and became a carnival barker, bunko artist, gambler and petty.

      Cohen was a man of great charm who came very close to matching the legends that flourished around him. Many of those legends sprang from his autobiography, The Life and Times of General Two-Gun Cohen (), a mixture of truth and self-aggrandizing tall tales he .   Understanding Israeli-Chinese relations Book review: Past, present and future of ties between the Middle Kingdom and the Jewish State The .


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Two Gun Cohen is bigger than life. Like most biographies it is not a fast reading book, but it is a great book for anyone interested in the history of western Canada, China or Two-Gun Cohen book in Jewish biography/5(32).

Two Gun Cohen book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A chunky Jewish battler from the East End of London, a con man, cardsh 4/5.

This sorting out is particularly commendable, given that Cohen's life had, until now, been understood through "The Life and Times of General Two-Gun Cohen," a biography that Cohen wrote in the 's with Charles Drage, a writer.

The Drage book, Mr. Levy shows convincingly, is filled with sensationalizing details that just happen not to be true/5(32). Morris Cohen was a distant cousin of my mother's and her siblings. I have no knowledge how that came about but would love to talk about him and our brief meeting.

He wrote an autobiographical book called Two Gun Cohen which we had in. Two-Gun Cohen; Chinese Spy Master and a second Moishe. B J K Morris “Two-Gun” Cohen was the one and only Jewish Chinese General and, for atime, was head of the Chinese Secret Service.

One of his colleagues was Schwarzberg, a Russian Jew who helped save China, for a File Size: 1MB. The book is not only about "Two Gun Cohen" but is the history of the New China post Ching in its formation stage.

The chapters on Dr. Sun Ya Tsen are detailed as isthe data of Chiang Kai Shek and his character. Well researched and accurate.

Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse/5(27). Director Doug Liman (The Bourne Identity) has signed on to direct a drama based on the life of Morris Abraham “Two Gun” Cohen. Cohen was a World War I. Two Gun Cohen is bigger than life. Like most biographies it is not a fast reading book, but it is a great book for anyone interested in the history of western Canada, China or interested in Jewish biography/5.

Two-Gun Cohen. Daniel S. Levy. Macmillan, - Biography & Autobiography - pages. 2 Reviews. Preview this book 4/5(2). One of the most colorful, albeit largely unknown, characters in contemporary Jewish history is Morris (Moishe) Abraham “Two-Gun” Cohen (), a.k.a. “the uncrowned Jewish king of China.

Levy's biography of Morris 'Two-Gun' Cohen is just such a biography. I fully agree with the reviewer below who wondered about the negative review given by the first reviewer - to call this book superficial, ill-informed, etc.

is sheer nonsense. Levy's book is superbly researched, richly detailed, exhaustive and fair. It's also a fun read/5(5). Two-Gun Cohen Daniel S. Levy, Author Thomas Dunne Books $ (p) ISBN Buy this book. Levy, a reporter for Time magazine, has written an evocative biography of an unusual.

Soon after the turn of the century a Jewish Cockney adventurer arrived in Canada, seeking his—or somebody's—fortune. How he evolved into a general in the Chinese Republican Army, and a notorious soldier of fortune as well, is carefully recounted by Levy, a reporter for Time magazine, in his debut biography.

Morris Cohen, scion of a religious Jewish family, spent his youth much like the. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

The book is not only about "Two Gun Cohen" but is the history of the New China post Ching in its formation stage. The chapters on Dr. Sun Ya Tsen are detailed as isthe data of Chiang Kai Shek and his character. Well researched and accurate/5(5).

It was Cohen secured an interview with Sun Yat-sen in his home. Morris recalled this first meeting with his idol: “ we’d hardly begun to talk when Madame Sun walked in, and after that I’d only got eyes for her” (Charles Drage, Two-Gun Cohen, p.

83). Cohen subsequently snagged a job organizing security for Sun’s household. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Two Gun Cohen by Daniel S. Levy (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products.

"Two-Gun" Cohen Few people have ever lived lives as exciting and varied as Morris "Two-Gun" Cohen. From a petty thief in London's East End to a general in the Chinese army, Cohen's life was so extraordinary that it would have been rejected as "implausible" by most film producers.

In The Life and Times of General Two-Gun Cohen, Charles Drage, a retired commander in the Royal Navy and a friend of Cohen’s for thirty years, now tells his story. It’s a fabulous story, and Drage tells it best when he lets Cohen tell it, which, fortunately, is just about as often as possible.

Two - Gun Cohen by Drage, Charles and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. After the war, Cohen was one of the few people who maintained friendships with both the Nationalists and the Communists. Morris Cohen's life was filled with the stuff of classic adventure tales.

Two-Gun Cohen is a remarkable biography of a truly astonishing man and his times. -- from dust cover. People started calling him “Two-Gun,” a nickname that stuck and the legend of “Two-Gun” Cohen was born. InSun Yat-sen died of cancer. Cohen was devastated.Two-Gun Cohen: A Biography: Levy, Daniel S.: : Libros.

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