Jung Chang

Jung Chang (simplified Chinese: 张戎; traditional Chinese: 張戎; pinyin: Zhāng Róng; Wade–Giles: Chang Jung, Mandarin pronunciation: [tʂɑ́ŋ ɻʊ̌ŋ], born March 25, 1952) 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 the People's Republic of China.Her 832-page biography of Mao Zedong, Mao: The Unknown Story, written with her husband, the British historian Jon Halliday, was published in June 2005.
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  • Holiday reads: The books on top execs’ nightstands

    … know of but few know very much about — that marked French society at the end of the 19th century. As much thriller as historical account, the author somehow manages to make this well-known story into a page-turner. A worthy winner of the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction 2014 and a potentially great fit for anyone’s Christmas stocking…

    Chris Smith/ Digiday- 13 readers -
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