Jung Chang

Jung Chang is a Chinese-British author and historian best known for her family autobiography 'Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China' and the biography 'Mao: The Unknown Story', which she co-wrote with her husband, Jon Halliday.


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  1. 1. Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China

    This book is a biographical account of three generations of women in China, spanning the years 1909 to 1991. The narrative follows the lives of the author's grandmother, a warlord's concubine; her mother, a high-ranking official in the Communist Party; and the author herself, who grew up during the Cultural Revolution before moving to the West. The book presents a vivid portrayal of the political and social changes in China during the 20th century, as seen through the eyes of these three women.

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