- Binding : Paperback / softback
- Number of Pages : 704
- Publisher : HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
- Weight : 530g
- Product Code : 9780008485146
- Dimension : 198 x 129 x 47 mm
Jung Chang was born in Sichuan Province, China, in 1952.During the Cultural Revolution she worked as a peasant, a 'barefoot doctor', a steelworker and an electrician. She came to Britain in 1978, and in 1982 became the first person from the People's Republic of China to receive a doctorate from a British university. She lives in London. In addition to Wild Swans, Jung Chang has written three critically acclaimed biographies= Mao= The Unknown Story (with Jon Halliday); Empress Dowage Cixi= The Concubine Who Launched Modern China, 2013); and Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister= Three Women at the Heart of Twentieth-Century China (2019).