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Da Chen
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Da Chen is thirty-seven years old and is a graduate of Columbia University Law School, which he attended on full scholarship. A brush calligrapher of considerable spirituality who also plays the classical bamboo flute, he lives in New York's Hudson Valley with his wife and two small children.

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Brothers
A Novel
Written by Da Chen


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: June 12, 2007
Price: $16.00

At the height of China’s Cultural Revolution a powerful general fathered two sons. Tan was born to the general’s wife and into a life of comfort and luxury. His half brother, Shento, was born to the general’s mistress, who threw herself off a cliff in the mountains of Balan only moments... Read more >
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Brothers
A Novel
Written by Da Chen


Format: eBook, 448 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: September 14, 2011
Price: $11.99

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China's Son
Growing Up in the Cultural Revolution
Written by Da Chen


Format: Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Laurel Leaf
On Sale: July 13, 2004
Price: $6.50

A candid memoir about growing up during the Chinese Cultural Revolution, adapted by the author from his Colors of the Mountain, published by Random House.

Da Chen was born in China in 1962. The grandson of a landlord, he and his family were treated as outcasts in Communist China. In school, Da... Read more >
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China's Son
Growing Up in the Cultural Revolution
Written by Da Chen


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Laurel Leaf
On Sale: February 19, 2009
Price: $5.99

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Colors of the Mountain

Written by Da Chen


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: January 16, 2001
Price: $15.95

"I was born in southern China in 1962, in the tiny town of Yellow Stone. They called it the Year of Great Starvation."

In 1962, as millions of Chinese citizens were gripped by Mao Zedong's Cultural Revolution and the Red Guards enforced a brutal regime of communism, a boy was born to... Read more >
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Colors of the Mountain

Written by Da Chen


Format: eBook
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: May 20, 2003
Price: $11.99

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My Last Empress
A Novel
Written by Da Chen


Format: eBook
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $12.99

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