Postcards from the Bleeding Edge
Friday, November 12, 2004

  An overdose of death takes a good writer

Iris Chang was found dead in her car in Los Gatos tuesday. I'd probably driven right by it on my way to San Jose that day.

She'd written a few powerful books, notably the "Rape of Nanking", which I'd read a couple years back. She was working on a new one about the Bataan death march, when the overdose of old atrocities began to overwhelm her.

Links: Mercury News & SFgate.

Note to self: Keep watching those G movies, it helps cope with all the things man has done in this sorry world.
 
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