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The Resource Empress Orchid, Anchee Min

Empress Orchid, Anchee Min

Label
Empress Orchid
Title
Empress Orchid
Statement of responsibility
Anchee Min
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Seventeen-year-old Orchid belongs to an aristocratic family that has fallen on hard times. Unexpectedly, she is chosen as one of the emperor's lesser concubines. Within the Forbidden City are thousands of women hoping to bear the emperor a son and become his empress. Orchid, determined and resourceful, schemes her way into the royal bed and seduces the emperor. But as the opium trade erodes the might of the Ch'ing dynasty, Orchid find herself at the center of a crumbling nation
Summary
A fictional portrait of the last empress of China follows Orchid, a beautiful teenager from an aristocratic family, who is chosen to become a low-ranking concubine of the emperor and rises to a position of power in the Chinese court
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
121395
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Min, Anchee
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3563.I4614
LC item number
E47 2004
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cixi
  • China
  • Empresses
Target audience
adult
Label
Empress Orchid, Anchee Min
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 336 pages
Isbn
9780618068876
Lccn
2003056891
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 53840288
  • 432285
Label
Empress Orchid, Anchee Min
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 336 pages
Isbn
9780618068876
Lccn
2003056891
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 53840288
  • 432285

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