Book #12484

Wild Ginger

Anchee Min
Wild Ginger. Anchee Min.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo
Publisher: Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2002.
ISBN: 0618068864

First printing of this first edition copy in Very Fine condition in alike dust-jacket, SIGNED by author Anchee Min with her unique signature directly on the title page.

Wild Ginger is in elementary school when she is singled out by the Red Guards for her "foreign-colored eyes. " Her classmate Maple is also a target of persecution. Anchee Min's novel follows the two girls maturing in Shanghai in the late 1960s and early 1970s, when Chairman Mao ruled absolutely and his followers took up arms in his name.

Price: $80.00

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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