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Empress : a novel

Author: Sa Shan
Publisher: New York : Harper Perennial, 2007. ©2006
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st paperback edView all editions and formats
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Empress Wu, China's only female emperor, rises from a humble clan and position of concubine to brave the intrigues, betrayal, and violence of the court to become the first Empress of China during the great Tang dynasty in seventh-century China.
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Genre/Form: Novels
Fiction
Historical fiction
History
Named Person: Wu hou, Empress of China; Wu hou, Empress of China
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sa Shan
ISBN: 9780061147876 0061147877 9780061829604 0061829609
OCLC Number: 164438583
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Notes: Originally published in France by Albin Michel in 2003.
First U.S. hardcover edition published 2006 by HarperCollins.
Description: 324 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Impératrice.
Responsibility: Shan Sa ; translated by Adriana Hunter.

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Empress Wu, China's only female emperor, rises from a humble clan and position of concubine to brave the intrigues, betrayal, and violence of the court to become the first Empress of China during the great Tang dynasty in seventh-century China.

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