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Ying-Ying Chang: The Woman Who Could Not Forget

When: Sat., July 16, 2:30-4:30 p.m. 2011

It was Iris Chang's parents who told her about the heinous acts committed in their native country of China by the Japanese, in the massacre Chang brought to light in her bestselling and contentious 1997 book The Rape of Nanking. Now her mother, academic Ying-Yang Chang, has written The Woman Who Could Not Forget, about her daughter's life, career, depression, and 2004 suicide. Chang discusses her book on Saturday, July 15, at the Asian Branch of the Oakland Public Library (388 9th St., Ste. 190). 2:30 p.m., free. OaklandLibrary.org or 510-238-3400

Stefanie Kalem

Price: free

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