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Last Empress

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ISBN-10: 0547053703

ISBN-13: 9780547053707

Edition: 2007

Authors: Anchee Min

List price: $18.99
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The last decades of the nineteenth century were a violent period in China's history, marked by humiliating foreign incursions and domestic rebellions and ending in the demise of the Ch'ing Dynasty. The only constant during this tumultuous time was the power wielded by one woman, the resilient, ever-resourceful Tsu Hsi -- or Empress Orchid, as readers came to know her in Anchee Min's critically acclaimed, best-selling novel covering her rise to power. The Last Empress is the story of Orchid's dramatic transition from a strong-willed, instinctive young woman to a wise and politically savvy leader who ruled China for more than four decades. In this concluding volume Min gives us a compelling,…    
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Book details

List price: $18.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 4/7/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.726
Language: English

Anchee Min was born in Shanghai in 1957. At seventeen she was sent to a labor collective, where after a number of years a talent scout recruited her for Madame Mao's Shanghai Film Studio. Her highly acclaimed memoir, "Red Azalea," was named a New York Times Notable Book and was an international bestseller, with rights sold in twenty countries. Min lives in California with her husband and daughter.