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The Resource Wild swans : three daughters of China, Jung Chang ; [with a new afterword by the author]

Wild swans : three daughters of China, Jung Chang ; [with a new afterword by the author]

Label
Wild swans : three daughters of China
Title
Wild swans
Title remainder
three daughters of China
Statement of responsibility
Jung Chang ; [with a new afterword by the author]
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chang, Jung
Dewey number
B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
CT1828.C478
LC item number
A3 2003
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chang, Jung
  • Yang, Yu-fang
  • Xia, De-hong
  • Women
  • China
  • China
  • China
Label
Wild swans : three daughters of China, Jung Chang ; [with a new afterword by the author]
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Contains a readers' guide
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Three-Inch Golden Lilies" concubine to a warlord general (1909-1933) -- "Even Plain Cold Water Is Sweet" my grandmother marries a Manchu doctor (1933-1938) -- "They All Say What a Happy Place Manchukuo Is" life under the Japanese (1938-1945) -- "Slaves Who Have No Country of Your Own" ruled by different masters (1945-1947) -- "Daughter for Sale for 10 Kilos of Rice" in battle for a new China (1947-1948) -- "Talking about Love" a revolutionary marriage (1948-1949) -- "Going Through the Five Mountain Passes" my mother's long march (1949-1950) -- "Returning Home Robed in Embroidered Silk" to family and bandits (1949-1951) -- "When a Man Gets Power, Even His Chickens and Dogs Rise to Heaven" living with an incorruptible man (1951-1953) -- "Suffering Will Make you a Better Communist" my mother falls under suspicion (1953-1956) -- "After the Anti-Rightist Campaign No One Opens Their Mouth" China silenced (1956-1958) -- "Capable Women Can Make a Meal without Food" famine (1958-1962) -- "Thousand-Gold Little Precious" in a privileged cocoon (1958-1965) -- "Father Is Close, Mother Is Close, but Neither Is as Close as Chairman Mao" the Cult of Mao (1964-1965) -- "Destroy First, and Construction Will Look After Itself" the cultural revolution begins (1965-1966) -- "Soar to Heaven, and Pierce the Earth" Mao's red guards (June-August 1966) -- "Do You Want Our Children to Become Blacks?" my parents' dilemma (August-October 1966) -- "More Than Gigantic Wonderful News" pilgrimage to Peking (October-December 1966) -- "Where There is a Will to Condemn, There is Evidence" my parents tormented (December 1966-1967) -- I Will Not Sell My Soul" my father arrested (1967-1968) -- "Giving Charcoal in Snow" my siblings and my friends (1967-1968) -- "Thought Reform through Labor" to the edge of the Himalayas (January-June 1969) -- "The More Books You Read, the More Stupid You Become" I work as a peasant and a barefoot doctor (June 1969-1971) -- "Please Accept My Apologies That Come a Lifetime Too Late" my parents in camps (1969-1972) -- "The Fragrance of Sweet Wind" a new life with the electricians' manual and six crises (1972-1973) -- "Sniffing after Foreigners' Farts and Calling Them Sweet" learning English in Mao's wake (1972-1974) -- If This Is Paradise, What Then Is Hell?" the death of my father (1974-1976) -- Fighting to take wing (1976-1978) -- Epilogue -- Index
Control code
sky232036492
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Touchstone edition.
Extent
xxiv, 562 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780743246989
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2003276604
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
am 11/16
Other physical details
illustrations, map, genealogical table
Label
Wild swans : three daughters of China, Jung Chang ; [with a new afterword by the author]
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Contains a readers' guide
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Three-Inch Golden Lilies" concubine to a warlord general (1909-1933) -- "Even Plain Cold Water Is Sweet" my grandmother marries a Manchu doctor (1933-1938) -- "They All Say What a Happy Place Manchukuo Is" life under the Japanese (1938-1945) -- "Slaves Who Have No Country of Your Own" ruled by different masters (1945-1947) -- "Daughter for Sale for 10 Kilos of Rice" in battle for a new China (1947-1948) -- "Talking about Love" a revolutionary marriage (1948-1949) -- "Going Through the Five Mountain Passes" my mother's long march (1949-1950) -- "Returning Home Robed in Embroidered Silk" to family and bandits (1949-1951) -- "When a Man Gets Power, Even His Chickens and Dogs Rise to Heaven" living with an incorruptible man (1951-1953) -- "Suffering Will Make you a Better Communist" my mother falls under suspicion (1953-1956) -- "After the Anti-Rightist Campaign No One Opens Their Mouth" China silenced (1956-1958) -- "Capable Women Can Make a Meal without Food" famine (1958-1962) -- "Thousand-Gold Little Precious" in a privileged cocoon (1958-1965) -- "Father Is Close, Mother Is Close, but Neither Is as Close as Chairman Mao" the Cult of Mao (1964-1965) -- "Destroy First, and Construction Will Look After Itself" the cultural revolution begins (1965-1966) -- "Soar to Heaven, and Pierce the Earth" Mao's red guards (June-August 1966) -- "Do You Want Our Children to Become Blacks?" my parents' dilemma (August-October 1966) -- "More Than Gigantic Wonderful News" pilgrimage to Peking (October-December 1966) -- "Where There is a Will to Condemn, There is Evidence" my parents tormented (December 1966-1967) -- I Will Not Sell My Soul" my father arrested (1967-1968) -- "Giving Charcoal in Snow" my siblings and my friends (1967-1968) -- "Thought Reform through Labor" to the edge of the Himalayas (January-June 1969) -- "The More Books You Read, the More Stupid You Become" I work as a peasant and a barefoot doctor (June 1969-1971) -- "Please Accept My Apologies That Come a Lifetime Too Late" my parents in camps (1969-1972) -- "The Fragrance of Sweet Wind" a new life with the electricians' manual and six crises (1972-1973) -- "Sniffing after Foreigners' Farts and Calling Them Sweet" learning English in Mao's wake (1972-1974) -- If This Is Paradise, What Then Is Hell?" the death of my father (1974-1976) -- Fighting to take wing (1976-1978) -- Epilogue -- Index
Control code
sky232036492
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Touchstone edition.
Extent
xxiv, 562 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780743246989
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2003276604
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
am 11/16
Other physical details
illustrations, map, genealogical table

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