From the bestselling author of Wild Swans (together with a well-known academic), comes an unflinching look at one of the most powerful, influential figures of the 20th-century, not to mention one of the most evil – he is alleged to have caused the death of 70 million Chinese, and that was during peacetime!
Review: “New and Notable Books,” AsianWeek, November 3, 2005
The re-release of the 10-million copy-strong bestselling epic memoir about three generations of Chinese women, opens with a brand-new introduction by the author. First published in 1991, Chang chronicles the lives of her concubine grandmother, her Communist mother, and her own life that began as a Red Guard.
Review: “New and Notable Books,” AsianWeek, August 29, 2003
Published: 1991, 2003 (re-issued with new introduction)