☆ Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China ✓ Download by ☆ Jung Chang

☆ Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China ✓ Download by ☆ Jung Chang 600 527.
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At first I did not want to voice my opinion of this book since it cut so near to the bone and was such a profound shock to read in 1993 It was, however, the first book, after reading Isabelle Allende, that kept me awake for several weeks afterwards No other book ever managed to achieve that.
It certainly is a depressing book, no beating around the bush about that, but also such a courageous introduction to a life of people shut away behind the veil of communism My overall impression of the book was that it must have been equally painful for the author to write it as it was for her family, three generations of women, to endure the horrific takeover of Mao Tse Tung in China As with all Communist rhetoric, so many noble promises were made to people, freedom of oppression being the biggest, and innocent poor 2013 R education La R volution Culturelle 1984 600 527.
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1984 ,, 1 2 3 4 5.
At first I did not want to voice my opinion of this book since it cut so near to the bone and was such a profound shock to read in 1993 It was, however, the first book, after reading Isabelle Allende, that kept me awake for several weeks afterwards No other book ever managed to achieve that.
It certainly is a depressing book, no beating around the bush about that, but also such a courageous introduction to a life of people shut away behind the veil of communism My overall impression of the book was that it must have been equally painful for the author to write it as it was for her family, three generations of women, to endure the horrific takeover of Mao Tse Tung in China As with all Communist rhetoric, so many noble promises were made to people, freedom of oppression being the biggest, and innocent poor 2013 R education La R volution Culturelle 1984 How far could Chinese patriarchy go in the early twentieth century to make the lives of women sheer humiliation and misery Here in Wild Swans we have that question tidily answered This is a tale of the lives of three generations of Chinese women the author, her mother and her grandmother Author Jung Chang s grandmother had her feet bound a hideously painful process undertaken solely so that some man might one day find her lustworthy enough to take as a concubine The years long process of foot binding of smashing the toes with a rock and binding them under the sole of the foot is thoroughly explained Author Chang s grandmother was thus encrippled and eventually traded off to a general of one of the factions vying for control of the country in 1920 All this so her wretch of a great grandfather Yang could raise his own material status, buy land and accumulate Cisnes salvajes es el relato de la juventud de la autora, la historia de su madre y de su abuela, mujeres incre blemente valientes que tuvieron que pasar por el infierno de nacer en la China del siglo XX.
Creo que es uno de esos libros con los que es imposible no enfurecerse o llorar de rabia y tristeza por la crueldad e idiotez del ser humano Por suerte el libro tambi n est lleno de personas maravillosas.
No dejo de darle vueltas al hecho de que a n hoy la Historia de China y la dictadura de Mao siguen siendo grandes desconocidas y olvidadas por Occidente Siempre que alguien piensa en el gran villano se acuerda de Hitler o Stalin pero todos olvidamos a Mao su Revoluci n Cultural es una de las cosas m s aterradoras que he le do en toda mi vida Y s , Cisnes salvajes es un libro denso al que hay que dedicarle su tiempo pero cada minuto de su lectura merece la p The Story Of Three Generations In Twentieth Century China That Blends The Intimacy Of Memoir And The Panoramic Sweep Of Eyewitness History A Bestselling Classic In Thirty Languages With Than Ten Million Copies Sold Around The World, Now With A New Introduction From The AuthorAn Engrossing Record Of Mao S Impact On China, An Unusual Window On The Female Experience In The Modern World, And An Inspiring Tale Of Courage And Love, Jung Chang Describes The Extraordinary Lives And Experiences Of Her Family Members Her Grandmother, A Warlord S Concubine Her Mother S Struggles As A Young Idealistic Communist And Her Parents Experience As Members Of The Communist Elite And Their Ordeal During The Cultural Revolution Chang Was A Red Guard Briefly At The Age Of Fourteen, Then Worked As A Peasant, A Barefoot Doctor, A Steelworker, And An Electrician As The Story Of Each Generation Unfolds, Chang Captures In Gripping, Moving And Ultimately Uplifting Detail The Cycles Of Violent Drama Visited On Her Own Family And Millions Of Others Caught In The Whirlwind Of History Wild Swans presents the story of three generations in the life of the author s family, which covers most of the 20th century, as well as the amazing social, political and economic changes occurring in China as a whole We move from the portrait of a concubine with bound feet to a woman who worked alongside her Communist Party husband to bring Party ideals to fruition, then on to the granddaughter who is among the first of her generation to be allowed to leave the country to study.
Along the way, there are the classics of any family story,love and hate, birth and death, marriage with unimaginable struggles, and gradual worsening of life on a regular basis The details should be read Most of us who grew up in the 50s and 60s have some memory of hardships in China We really didn t know and it is important to know about 3 1979.
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Cisnes salvajes es el relato de la juventud de la autora, la historia de su madre y de su abuela, mujeres incre blemente valientes que tuvieron que pasar por el infierno de nacer en la China del siglo XX.
Creo que es uno de esos libros con los que es imposible no enfurecerse o llorar de rabia y tristeza por la crueldad e idiotez del ser humano Por suerte el libro tambi n est lleno de personas maravillosas.
No dejo de darle vueltas al hecho de que a n hoy la Historia de China y la dictadura de Mao siguen siendo grandes desconocidas y olvidadas por Occidente Siempre que alguien piensa en el gran villano se acuerda de Hitler o Stalin pero todos olvidamos a Mao su Revoluci n Cultural es una de las cosas m s aterradoras que he le do en toda mi vida Y s , Cisnes salvajes es un libro denso al que hay que dedicarle su tiempo pero cada minuto de su lectura merece la p How far could Chinese patriarchy go in the early twentieth century to make the lives of women sheer humiliation and misery Here in Wild Swans we have that question tidily answered This is a tale of the lives of three generations of Chinese women the author, her mother and her grandmother Author Jung Chang s grandmother had her feet bound a hideously painful process undertaken solely so that some man might one day find her lustworthy enough to take as a concubine The years long process of foot binding of smashing the toes with a rock and binding them under the sole of the foot is thoroughly explained Author Chang s grandmother was thus encrippled and eventually traded off to a general of one of the factions vying for control of the country in 1920 All this so her wretch of a great grandfather Yang could raise his own material status, buy land and accumulate Wild Swans presents the story of three generations in the life of the author s family, which covers most of the 20th century, as well as the amazing social, political and economic changes occurring in China as a whole We move from the portrait of a concubine with bound feet to a woman who worked alongside her Communist Party husband to bring Party ideals to fruition, then on to the granddaughter who is among the first of her generation to be allowed to leave the country to study.
Along the way, there are the classics of any family story,love and hate, birth and death, marriage with unimaginable struggles, and gradual worsening of life on a regular basis The details should be read Most of us who grew up in the 50s and 60s have some memory of hardships in China We really didn t know and it is important to know about 3 1979.
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Jung Chang

☆ Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China ✓ Download by ☆ Jung Chang Jung Chang simplified Chinese traditional Chinese pinyin Zh ng R ng Wade Giles Chang Jung, born March 25, 1952 in Yibin, Sichuan is a Chinese born British writer now living in London, best known for her family autobiography Wild Swans, selling over 10 million copies worldwide but banned in mainland China.See also