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Becoming Madame Mao, Anchee Min

Author:    Anchee Min

Title:   Becoming Madame Mao

Binding:   Paper Back

Book Condition:   Used - Like New

Publisher:    Mariner Books March 2001

ISBN Number:    0618127003 / 9780618127009

Seller ID:   113678

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An Eighth Day View:

From the best-selling author of RED AZALEA, this extraordinary novel tells the stirring, erotically charged story of Madame Mao Zedong, the woman almost universally known as the 'white-boned demon, ' whom many hold directly responsible for the excesses of the Cultural Revolution. Bringing her lush psychological insight to bear on the facts of history, Min penetrates the myth surrounding this woman and provides a "convincing, nuanced portrait of a damaged personality" (Entertainment Weekly) driven by ambition, betrayal, and a never-to-be-fulfilled need to be loved. With all the compressed drama and high lyrical poetry of great opera, BECOMING MADAME MAO is a "remarkable accomplishment . . . Madame Mao is finally given her own voice" (Ha Jin).

Price = 6.95 USD



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