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The Resource Empress Orchid, by Anchee Min, (sound recording)

Empress Orchid, by Anchee Min, (sound recording)

Label
Empress Orchid
Title
Empress Orchid
Statement of responsibility
by Anchee Min
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
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
Audio
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10289100
Cataloging source
C9YA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Min, Anchee
Dewey number
813.54
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Narrated by Alexandra O'Karma
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
O'Karma, Alexandra
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cixi
  • China
  • Empresses
  • Biographical fiction
  • Historical fiction
  • Audiobooks
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Empress Orchid, by Anchee Min, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm54494544
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
16 sound discs (18 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781402574979
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
C2515
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)54494544
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Empress Orchid, by Anchee Min, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm54494544
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
16 sound discs (18 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781402574979
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
C2515
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)54494544
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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