Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China by Jung Chang

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.

The 1026th greatest book of all time


Published
1991
Nationality
Chinese
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
500-700
Words
200,000
Original Language
English

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