Finding Iris Chang

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Finding Iris Chang
First edition cover of Finding Iris Chang
Author Paula Kamen
Country United States
Language English
Subject Iris Chang
Publisher Da Capo Press
Publication date
November 2007
Media type Print (Hardcover)
Pages 281 pp (first edition)
ISBN 0-306-81466-8
OCLC 176629634
LC Class CT275.C4623 K36 2007

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 2007, the book's writing and research were motivated by Chang's suicide in 2004. Kamen authored a eulogy for Chang that received an "overwhelming" response, and this prompted her to expand upon the subject of Chang's life and death with a full-length biography.[1][2]


  1. ^ "How "Iris Chang" became a verb". November 30, 2004. Retrieved November 19, 2015. 
  2. ^ "What Happened to Iris Chang?". Chicago Reader. 2007-11-01. Retrieved 2007-11-11. 

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