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The last empress

Author: Anchee Min
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Empress Orchid, a small-town woman rises to power through sexual seduction and even murder to become Empress of China. This book chronicles Orchid's rule as she raises two sons to be emperors and confronts the Boxer Rebellion.
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Genre/Form: History
Fiction
Historical fiction
Named Person: Cixi, Empress dowager of China; Cixi, Empress dowager of China
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anchee Min
ISBN: 9780747578505 0747578508
OCLC Number: 77540940
Description: x, 308 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Anchee Min.
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At the end of the nineteenth century, China is rocked by humiliating foreign attacks and local rebellions. The only constant is the power wielded by one woman: the resilient, ever-resourceful Tzu  Read more...

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PRAISE FOR EMPRESS ORCHID: 'A wild, passionate, fearless American writer' New York Times 'Empress Orchid is strong on both sexual chicanery and violent conspiracy a fascinating account' Guardian Read more...

 
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