Cover of: Wild Swans | Jung Chang

About the Book

"Jung Chang vividly evokes China's sights, sounds, and smells to create what must be one of the grimmest, yet most perceptive accounts of growing up middle-class in the maelstrom that has swept China since the 1920s." - Back cover.

First Sentence

At the age of fifteen my grandmother became the concubine of a warlord general, the police chief of a tenuous national government of China.

The Physical Object

Format Paperback
Number of pages 688
Dimensions 7.6 x 4.9 x 2.1 inches
Weight 1 pounds

ID Numbers

Open Library OL9213465M
Internet Archive wildswans00jung
ISBN 10 0006374921
ISBN 13 9780006374923
Library Thing 3451
Goodreads 578478

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October 8, 2017 Edited by Clean Up Bot merge duplicate works of 'Wild swans'
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April 24, 2010 Edited by Open Library Bot Fixed duplicate goodreads IDs.
April 30, 2008 Created by an anonymous user Inital record created, from an amazon.com record.