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Wild swans

Jung Chang

Wild swans

three daughters of China

by Jung Chang

  • 224 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by HarperCollins in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chang, Jung, -- 1952-,
  • Women -- China -- Biography.,
  • China -- History -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJung Chang.
    GenreBiography.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxl, 666 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages666
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15560726M
    ISBN 100007166117

      Trevor. T hough “Wild Swans” is similar to the title story in Lives of Girls and Women, in The Beggar Maid the tale of the protagonist’s willful engagement in a disturbing sexual act perpetrated by an older man is more of a transition.. In the stories before “Wild Swans,” we’ve dealt with Rose and Flo during Rose’s youth, during which time Rose’s sexual curiosity is childish. Wild Swans is one of my favourite books and I was hoping someone might be able to recommend me some similar books. I do have quite a few books by Chinese authors but would like to read more autobiographies (from pretty much any period).

    The publication of Jung Chang's first book Wild Swans made her a celebrity. Chang's unique style, using a personal description of the life of three generations of Chinese women to highlight the many changes that the country went through, proved to be highly successful. Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China by Jung Chang tells the story of three generations of women in China, starting with Chang’s grandmother and ending with Chang herself. The book begins with.

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Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China is a tale of extraordinary cruelty and bravery, of death and survival. Breathtaking in its scope, unforgettable in its description of China’s long nightmare, it is both an important work of history and a remarkable human document.

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wild swans is a bold contemporary that tackles issues of the heart in a sensitive manner and makes for a really engaging read on a summer afternoon. it has a vaguely whimsical feel, one that leaves a strange sense of longing in your heart.

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What was the effect of this disorientation?Released on: Aug This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China by Jung Chang. Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China, by Jung Chang, is a memoir that begins at the end of the nineteenth century with the author’s great grandfather, Yang Ru-shan.

He was born in and was his parent’s only son. 4. For each of the principal figures in this book, romantic love was strictly controlled and radically circumscribed — and yet such feelings played a powerful role.

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Wild Swans is a book I wish everyone would listen to. It is such an important story that reveals so much depth about Mao's fantastically unjust regime. To understand the way the Communist dictatorship managed to take over so comprehensively it is important to understand more of the way China was in the days of the dynasties and in the years.

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