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Empress Orchid, Anchee Min

Label
Empress Orchid
Title
Empress Orchid
Statement of responsibility
Anchee Min
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the master of the historical novel, Empress Orchid sweeps readers into the splendid heart of the Forbidden City to tell the fascinating story of a young Chinese concubine who becomes china's last empress. Min introduces the beautiful Tzu Hsi, known as Orchid, and weaves an epic of a country girl who seizes power through seduction, murder, and endless intrigue. When china is threatened by enemies, she alone sees capable of holding her country together. A novel of high drama and lyricism and lavish historical detail, Empress Orchid provides an extraordinary look inside the Forbidden City in its last days of imperial glory and breathes life into one of the most important women in history
Cataloging source
BKL
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1957-
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Min, Anchee
Dewey number
813.54
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3563.I4614
LC item number
E47 2005
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cixi
  • Cixi
  • China
  • Empresses
  • Empresses
  • China
Label
Empress Orchid, Anchee Min
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A Mariner Book."
  • Some ed. include A Mariner reader's guide (Discussion questions, A conversation with Anchee Min) and a preview of the author's next book
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm60363464
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Mariner books ed.
Extent
xv, 336 pages
Isbn
9780618562039
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)60363464
Label
Empress Orchid, Anchee Min
Publication
Note
  • "A Mariner Book."
  • Some ed. include A Mariner reader's guide (Discussion questions, A conversation with Anchee Min) and a preview of the author's next book
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm60363464
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Mariner books ed.
Extent
xv, 336 pages
Isbn
9780618562039
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)60363464

Library Locations

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