From the author of the worldwide bestseller Wild Swans, Jung Chang, comes the story of the remarkable Soong sisters, three sisters who were among the most significant political figures of 20th Century China. One married “Father of China” Sun Yat-sen and became Mao’s vicechair, one became Chiang Kai-Shek’s unofficial main adviser, and the other married him. Sometimes arch political opponents but always close-knit, the glamorous and privileged Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister were at the very centre of power and helped shape modern China.
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Jung Chang (張戎) was born in Sichuan Province, China, and is the author of the best-selling books including Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China, described by The Asian Wall Street Journal as the most read book about China. Her books have been translated into more than 40 languages and sold more than 15 million copies worldwide, winning awards including the UK Writers’ Guild Best Non-Fiction and Book of the Year UK. Jung is an Honorary Fellow of SOAS University of London.
Sophie Cunningham AM is the author of five books, most recently City of Trees: Essays on Life, Death and the Need for a Forest. She is a former publisher and editor, was a co-founder of the Stella Prize and is now an Adjunct Professor at RMIT University’s Non/fiction Lab.