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Empress Orchid - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Anchee Min
Empress Orchid - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Anchee Min.
Empress Orchid - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo
Publisher: Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2004.
ISBN: 0618068872

A handsome first printing of this first edition copy in unread Very Fine condition in alike dustjacket, SIGNED by author Anchee Min with her unique signature directly on the title page.

A novel of high drama and lyricism and the first volume of a trilogy about the life of one of the most important women in history. Diabolical reputation on one side -- a woman who seized power through sexual seduction, murder, and endless intrigue; her reality telling the story of a woman who survived in a male world, a woman whose main struggle was not to hold on to power but to her own humanity.

Price: $89.00

Author Bio

Anchee Min

Shanghai born Anchee Min (January 14, 1957) is a painter, photographer, musician, and author. Min's memoir, Red Azalea, and subsequent novels are either semiautobiographical or emphasize strong female characters like Jiang Qing, the wife of Chairman Mao, or Empress Dowager Cixi, the last ruling empress of China.

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