Auckland author, Richard Loseby has traversed China on a quest to find the rumoured lost son of Mao Tse Tung.
Motivated by a story about the son of Chairman Mao and his third wife, who was given away when he was two years old, Mr Loseby says he was intrigued.
A few years ago he set out to find him. The result is his latest book. A Boy of China - in search of Mao's lost son.
Richard Loseby is currently Creative Group Head at Marketing and Communications Agency, Ogilvy NZ Limited - and his previous books are Blue is the Colour of Heaven, and Looking for the Afghan.