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Title:
Empress Orchid
Author:
Min, Anchee, 1957-
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Publication Information:
Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, [2004]

â„—2004
Physical Description:
15 audio discs (18 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
Seventeen-year-old Orchid belongs to an aristocratic family that has fallen on hard times. Unexpectedly, she is chosen as one of the emperor's lesser concubines. Within the Forbidden City are thousands of women hoping to bear the emperor a son and become his empress. Orchid, determined and resourceful, schemes her way into the royal bed and seduces the emperor. But as the opium trade erodes the might of the Ch'ing dynasty, Orchid find herself at the center of a crumbling nation.
General Note:
Unabridged.

Compact disc.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9781402574979
Format :
Audiobook on CD

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Author Notes

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. She will be featured at the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival 2015 program.

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