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Finding Iris Chang

Friendship, Ambition, and the Loss of an Extraordinary Mind

by Paula Kamen

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Published by Da Capo Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • Biography And Autobiography,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Women,
  • Literary,
  • 20th century,
  • Authors, American,
  • Biography,
  • Chang, Iris,
  • Women authors, American

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10325594M
    ISBN 100306814668
    ISBN 109780306814662
    OCLC/WorldCa176629634

    Clip: Finding Iris Chang March 27, Uncle Sam Wants You. Christopher Capozzola talked about his book Uncle Sam Wants You: World War I and the Making of the Modern American Citizen (Oxford. A friend and confidante reveals the private Iris Chang--the woman behind the international celebrity and bold personality--and attempts to understand Chang's terrible psychological decline. Iris Chang's mysterious suicide in , at age thirty-six, didn't seem to make any sense.

    Iris Shun-Ru Chang was a Chinese-American historian and journalist. She was best known for her best-selling account of the Nanking Massacre, The Rape of stichtingdoel.com committed suicide on November 9, , when she was just 36 years old/5. Apr 17,  · Iris Chang found the inspiration for her new book in when she came face-to-face with poster-size photographs of Nanking war crimes at a conference in Cupertino. She was "I Author: Heidi Benson.

    The item Finding Iris Chang: friendship, ambition, and the loss of an extraordinary mind, Paula Kamen represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in San Francisco Public Library. Nov 12,  · Iris Chang, a journalist whose best-selling book, "The Rape of Nanking," a chronicle of the atrocities committed in that city by occupying Japanese forces, helped break a six-decade-long.


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Dec 26,  · Finding Iris Chang: Friendship, Ambition and the Tragic Loss of an Extraordinary Mind [Paula Kamen] on stichtingdoel.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Iris Chang, best-selling author of The Rape of Nanking and tireless human-rights activist, symbolized strength to many in the literary and social justice worlds. Her fearlessness made it all the more shocking when she committed suicide in /5(36).

Having read Iris Chang's book, "The Rape of Nanking," I was interested in learning more about her. This book, "Finding Iris Chang," was written by a friend and colleague of Iris's, who admired her and explored why such a talented person would take her own life/5.

Finding Iris Chang: Friendship, Ambition, and the Loss of an Extraordinary Mind is a biography of Iris Chang, author of the best-selling history book, The Rape of Nanking.

Written by Chang's friend, journalist Paula Kamen, and published in Novemberthe book's writing and research were motivated by Chang's suicide in Publisher: Da Capo Press. Nov 11,  · Finding Iris Chang.

Friendship, Ambition and the Loss of an Extraordinary Mind. By Paula Kamen. DACAPO PRESS; PAGES, $ When a prominent person dies, Author: Mary D'ambrosio. Iris Shun-Ru Chang (March 28, – November 9, ) was an American journalist, author of historical books and political activist.

She is best known for her best-selling account of the Nanking Massacre, The Rape of stichtingdoel.com is the subject of the biography, Finding Iris Chang, and the documentary film Iris Chang: The Rape of stichtingdoel.com mater: University of Illinois at Urbana.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Finding Iris Chang: Friendship, Ambition, and the Loss of an Extraordinary Mind at stichtingdoel.com Read honest and. Paula Kamen talked about her book Finding Iris Chang: Friendship, Ambition, and the Loss of an Extraordinary Mind (Da Capo Press; October 22, ; paperback December 8, ).She talked about her.

Nov 18,  · Such are the words Paula Kamen uses to describe Iris Chang in her book "Finding Iris Chang: Friendship, Ambition, and the Loss of an Extraordinary Mind." "I didn't want to touch it (the book) with a foot pole," said Kamen during a phone interview from her home in Chicago, "but there were so many rumors flying around about her.".

Seeking answers, friend and fellow journalist Paula Kamen postulates a series of questions in Finding Iris Chang. In this dubious blend of biography and memoir, Kamen methodically probes Chang's internal and external worlds, while coolly documenting an experience of friendship, professional rivalry and the hardships of a writing life.

Dec 10,  · Iris Chang's mysterious suicide inat age thirty-six, didn't seem to make any sense. She had more to live for than anyone, including fame, fortune, beauty, a husband, and child.

Some even wondered if the controversial author of the Rape of Nanking had been murdered. Long-time friend Paula Kamen was among those left wondering what had gone so wrong.4/5(3).

Dec 12,  · A Final Injustice More. Kamen, Paula. Finding Iris stichtingdoel.com Capo Press, Somewhere in the Sherlock Holmes stories there is an episode where Holmes slyly sets a Author: Eamonn Fingleton. Before reading this book, had you ever heard of Iris Chang.

Or her book The Rape of Nanking?. What did Iris symbolize to her friends. To her readers. Did you blame the author (Paula) and Iris’ friends for missing the signs of her suicide. Jun 01,  · Then, intheir daughter's friend and fellow journalist, Paula Kamen, wrote a book called Finding Iris Chang: Friendship, Ambition and the Loss of an Extraordinary Mind, in which she Author: Sarah Hampson.

Chang apparently enjoyed her place on the hot seat, as her next opus, never completed, was to center on the Bataan Death March, another example of the atrocities committed by the Japanese against Allied soldiers in World War II.

Iris's friends heard from her, in long voluble phone calls, describing the mental strain of interviewing for the book. About Iris Chang. Iris Chang (張純如), before her untimely death, was one of America's leading young historians.

Her last, widely-acclaimed book focused on Chinese immigrants and t heir descendents in the United States — their sacrifices, their achievements and their contributions to the fabric of American culture, an epic journey spanning more than years.

FINDING IRIS CHANG: FRIENDSHIP, AMBITION, AND THE LOSS OF AN EXTRAORDINARY MIND Paula Kamen (Da Capo Press). Iris Chang always outdid Paula Author: Kerry Reid. Finding Iris Chang: Friendship, Ambition, and the Loss of an Extraordinary Mind Paula Kamen, Author.

Da Capo $24 (p) ISBN Buy this book. Bestselling author Iris Chang's. Oct 23,  · Iris Chang's mysterious suicide inat age thirty-six, didn't seem to make any sense.

She had more to live for than anyone, including fame, fortune, beauty, a husband, and child. Some even wondered if the controversial author of the Rape of Nanking had been murdered. Long-time friend Paula Kamen was among those left wondering what had gone so wrong. Get this from a library.

Finding Iris Chang: friendship, ambition and the loss of an extraordinary mind. [Paula Kamen]. FINDING IRIS CHANG. Friendship, Ambition, and the Loss of an Extraordinary Mind. by Paula Kamen. BUY NOW FROM and Chang herself haunts the book in the form of italicized letters and e-mails to friends and family.

Yet the sense of invading a troubled woman’s privacy is hard to escape. By Iris Chang (Penguin) Paperback. In an epic story that spans years and continues to the present day, Iris Chang tells of a people's search for a better life — the determination of the Chinese to forge an identity and a destiny in a strange land and, often against great obstacles, to find success.Get this from a library!

Finding Iris Chang: friendship, ambition, and the loss of an extraordinary mind. [Paula Kamen] -- A biography of Iris Chang () by a long-time friend and confidante examines the life of the controversial author of "The Rape of Nanking" (first published in .Through letters, diaries, and her own memories and investigative journalism, Kamen fills in the surprising gaps in Chang's personal transformation, from awkward teen to world-class writer and lecturer, and finally into mental illness and paranoia.

Finding Iris Chang is a .