Da Chen

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Da Chen speaking at the North Carolina State University 2007 Convocation

Da Chen (born in 1962[1] in Fujian, China[2]) is a Chinese author whose works include Brothers, China's Son, Sounds of the River, Sword, and Colors of the Mountain. A graduate of Beijing Language and Culture University and Columbia Law School, Da Chen lived in the Hudson Valley in New York but has recently moved to Torrance, California with his wife, the paranormal romance author Sunni, and two children.[3] Brothers has been awarded best book of 2006 by The Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, Miami Herald and Publishers Weekly.[4]


  • Colors of the Mountain (1999)
  • China's Son: Growing Up in the Cultural Revolution (2001)
  • Sounds of the River: A Memoir (2002)
  • Wandering Warrior (2003)
  • Brothers (2006)
  • My Last Empress (2012)[5]


  1. ^ Chen, Da (2006). A Montanha e o Rio (in Portuguese). Rio de Janeiro: Nova Fronteira. pp. dust jacket. ISBN 978-85-209-1992-7. 
  2. ^ Biography at Da Chen website.
  3. ^ The Random House "Author's Spotlight" of Da Chen. Retrieved 23 December 2006.
  4. ^ MFA in Creative Writing - Faculty - Fairfield University
  5. ^ Ghosts, grief and great love in China by Da Chen, My Last Empress. Ahram.org. Reprint from Reuters. 18 October 2012. Retrieved 21 October 2012.

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