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Finding Iris Chang Friendship, Ambition and the Tragic Loss of an Extraordinary Mind by Paula Kamen

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Published by Blackstone Audio Inc. .
Written in English


  • Literary,
  • Biographies & Memoirs / Biographies,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Unabridged Audio - Autobiography/Biography,
  • 20th century,
  • Audiobooks,
  • Authors, American,
  • Biography,
  • Women authors, American,
  • Biography/Autobiography

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Edition Notes

ContributionsBernadette Dunne (Narrator)
The Physical Object
FormatAudio CD
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11970683M
ISBN 10143320519X
ISBN 109781433205194

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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 November , the 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 is the subject of the biography, Finding Iris Chang, and the documentary film Iris Chang: The Rape of 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 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 in , at 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 Capo Press, Somewhere in the Sherlock Holmes stories there is an episode where Holmes slyly sets a Author: Eamonn Fingleton. 1. Before reading this book, had you ever heard of Iris Chang? Or her book The Rape of Nanking?. 2. What did Iris symbolize to her friends? To her readers? 3. Did you blame the author (Paula) and Iris’ friends for missing the signs of her suicide? Jun 01,  · Then, in , their 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.