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Whose Boat Is This Boat? Tell me if I should have kept going. The Cultural Revolution started when Chang was a teenager. The book was translated for the stage in earlyfor the Young Vic.

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This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. A lot about Mao. Goodreads helps cisnees keep track of books you want to read.

Visnes dont know why its rated so highly. When it come to the describe of herself, her life, I can’t help but feel the self-promotion self-boasting.

Cisnes Salvajes by Jung Chang (1995, Hardcover)

The Daily Telegraph gave it four out juny five stars, and called it ‘enormously refreshing’ [6] while The Guardian praised the production design. From the age of two, she had bound feet.

salvajed Be the first to write a review. Trivia About Wild Swans: Chang’s parents were labeled as capitalist roaders and made subjects of public struggle meetings and torture.

I don’t think that this book should be regarded as a representation of a historical period, more likely as a fiction with a biographical element. I cismes 72 pages of this boring book. Three Daughters of China 5 stars 19 24 Mar 18, China portal Books portal. It took the entire month of August to get through this one. China’s modern history is filled with repression and repetitive agony.


Started this on CD and coudl not get into it. He was not aware that Chang’s mother was pregnant. Chang’s grandmother had no choice but to comply.

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I fell asleep many times trying to read this. The whole nation was shocked cusnes mourning, though Chang writes that: The book has been translated into 37 languages and sold over 20 million copies.

Alas, her story is given the short shrift. The chance to do so speaks for itself. If you don’t know anything about the Cultural Revolution, it will give you a bare-bones outline in breathless text, but don’t view it as a definitive work.

Chang’s father became a target for the Red Guards when he mildly but openly criticised Mao due to the suffering caused to the Chinese people by the Cultural Revolution.

This book really needs one and a half stars, but I erred on the side of caution and gave it one. See all 4 questions about Cisnes Salvajes…. Official website of Jung Chang. Wild Swans- Jung Chang 5 stars. Wild Swans by Jung Chang 4 48 Jun 20, The descriptions and overall feel of the book were very cold and emotionless, resulting in myself really not caring for the characters or the outcome of the book.

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Just couldnt really get into it. Rachel Lail Chang is writing about the lives of herself and her family members, so she definitely fully develops them as human beings.


She still lives in England today and visits mainland China on occasion to see her family and friends there, with permission from Chinese authorities. I couldn’t finish the book. Mostly, our story focuses on the author and her mother. After his six year absence, the General made a brief conjugal visit to cusnes concubine, during which a daughter, Chang’s mother, was salvajea.

This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used. With his last words, the General unexpectedly proclaimed her free at age twenty-four. Ah, the makings of a great novel. I love books who can capture my attention the moment I open the first page and keep me interested till the end. To view it, click here. Because this period is the contradiction itself. Chang willingly joined the Red Guards though she recoiled from some of their brutal actions. Want to Read saving….

More than anything else, it is nung anti-Mao book. In the end I decided cisnrs was too short The book starts by relating the biography of Chang’s grandmother Yu-fang. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.

Chang’s mother traveled on foot because of her rank, while her father rode in a Jeep.