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Wild Swans: Three Daughters Of China

Jung Chang describes how her mother inspired her to write the book, Wild swans, in which she tells the story of three Chinese women, her grandmother, her mother, and herself.

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  • "Jung Chang describes how her mother inspired her to write the book, Wild swans, in which she tells the story of three Chinese women, her grandmother, her mother, and herself."@en
  • "Tells the story of three women--Jung Chang, her mother, and her grandmother--whose lives and fortunes mirror the tumultuous twentieth century in China."
  • "Tells the story of three women--Jung Chang, her mother, and her grandmother--whose lives and fortunes mirror the tumultuous twentieth century in China."@en
  • "A history of twentieth century China told as a real-life saga of a Chinese family over three generations."
  • "This story of three generations in twentieth-century China is an engrossing record of Mao's impact on China, an unusual window on the female experience in the modern world, and an inspiring tale of courage and love."@en
  • "The story of three generations in twentieth-century China that blends the intimacy of memoir and the panoramic sweep of eyewitness history'a bestselling classic in thirty languages with more than ten million copies sold around the world, now with a new introduction from the author An engrossing record of Mao's impact on China, an unusual window on the female experience in the modern world, and an inspiring tale of courage and love, Jung Chang describes the extraordinary lives and experiences of her family members: her grandmother, a warlord's concubine; her mother's struggles as a young idealistic Communist; and her parents' experience as members of the Communist elite and their ordeal during the Cultural Revolution. Chang was a Red Guard briefly at the age of fourteen, then worked as a peasant, a "barefoot doctor," a steelworker, and an electrician. As the story of each generation unfolds, Chang captures in gripping, moving'and ultimately uplifting'detail the cycles of violent drama visited on her own family and millions of others caught in the whirlwind of history."@en
  • "A cloth bag containing 5 copies of the title. Also includes a guide that may include a folder of miscellaneous notes, discussion questions, biographical information, and reading lists to assist book group discussion leaders"
  • "Wild Swans tells the story of three women. Jung Chang, her mother and her grandmother. Their fortunes mirror the tumultuous history of twentieth century China and takes us from palaces to prison cells, grand public scenes of insurrection to quiet chambers where confidences of women are passed from mother to daughter."@en
  • "Jung Chang describes the life of her grandmother, a warlord's concubine; her mother's struggles as a young idealistic Communist elite and their ordeal during the Cultural Revolution. Chang was a Red Guard briefly at theage of fourteen, then worked as a peasant, "a barefoot doctor," a steelworker, and an electrician."
  • "'Wild Swans' tells the story of three women - Jung Chang, her mother and grandmother - whose fortunes mirror the tumultuous history of 20th-century China."
  • "'Wild swans' tells the story of three women : Jung Chang, her mother and her grandmother. Their fortunes mirror the tumultuous history of twentieth century China and take us from palaces to prison cells, grand public scenes of insurrection to quiet chambers where confidences of women are passed from mother to daughter."@en
  • "The story of three generations in twentieth-century China, this book is a record of Mao's impact on China, a window on the female experience in the modern world, and a tale of courage and love. Jung Chang describes the life of her grandmother, a warlord's concubine; her mother's struggles as a young idealistic Communist; and her parents' experience as members of the Communist elite and their ordeal during the Cultural Revolution. Chang was a Red Guard briefly at the age of fourteen, then worked as a peasant, a "barefoot doctor," a steelworker, and an electrician. --From publisher's description."
  • "A Chinese woman chronicles the struggle of her grandmother, her mother, and herself to survive in a China torn apart by wars, invasions, revolution, and continuing upheaval, from 1907 to the present."@en
  • "A Chinese woman chronicles the struggle of her grandmother, her mother, and herself to survive in a China torn apart by wars, invasions, revolution, and continuing upheaval, from 1907 to the present."

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  • "Fiction"
  • "Belletristische Darstellung"

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