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Soong sisters

Emily Hahn

Soong sisters

by Emily Hahn

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Published by Doubleday, Doran in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soong, Ai-ling, -- 1890-,
  • Sun, Ching-ling Sung, -- 1890-,
  • Chiang, May-ling Soong, -- 1897-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Emily Hahn.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 349 p., [6] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages349
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13527731M
    OCLC/WorldCa3725592


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Soong sisters by Emily Hahn Download PDF EPUB FB2

The most exciting about this book is that it was written in early 40's so one can compare writer's description of political reality with what has happened only few years later.

I liked more the beginning of the story: Charlie Soong's American years and his comeback to China, as well as young years of all three by: 7.

The Soong sisters (from left), Ai-ling, May-ling and Ching-ling. Post Magazine / Books Jung Chang’s new book on Soong sisters a long overdue account of three remarkable Chinese women.

The Soong Sisters - Kindle edition by Hahn, Emily. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Soong Sisters/5(16).

The three Soong sisters have played influential roles in the politics, economy, and history of modern China. Their education at Wesleyan prepared each of them for an important destiny. The legacy of the Soong sisters is still felt the world over – and the memories of this trio of sisters live on, at Wesleyan and around the globe.

Because I had just read Jung Chang's biography of the Soong Sisters (Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister: Three Women at the Heart of Twentieth-Century China), I thought it would be interesting to go back and re-read their biographies in the book by Emily Hahn, a prolific author who ended her days as a columnist for The New Yorker magazine in New York but was /5.

Jung Chang’s latest book, Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister: Three Women at the Heart of Twentieth-Century China, is the story of the Soong Sisters: Big Sister Ei-ling (), Little Sister May-ling (), and “Red Sister” Ching-ling (). A century before Instagram Influencers and the phenomenon of famous-for-being.

She came to know the Soong sisters, who in their day were among the world's most famous and powerful women. This book, written in is an entertaining, informative introduction to the Soongs.

At the time it was published, The Soong Sisters created a storm of controversy and provoked powerful emotions/5(5). The Soong sisters, shown here in Shanghai inembodied a new kind of Chinese woman: cosmopolitan, enlightened, liberated.

When you purchase an independently reviewed book through our site, we Author: Jiayang Fan. The three Soong sisters characterized in the title of Jung Chang's latest book about 20th-century China were Ei-ling (born ), Ching-ling .