Laura Tyson Li spent a decade living in China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan, during which she was variously a student, business reporter for the South China Morning Post, and Taiwan correspondent for the Financial Times (1994-98). She has also written articles for The Economist and many other publications. Ms. Tyson Li grew up in Cornwall, Connecticut and graduated from Dartmouth College, where she majored in East Asian Studies. She now lives in New York City with her husband and two daughters. Madame Chiang Kai-shek: China's Eternal First Lady is her first book.