The Resource The moon in the palace, Weina Dai Randel

The moon in the palace, Weina Dai Randel

Label
The moon in the palace
Title
The moon in the palace
Statement of responsibility
Weina Dai Randel
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A concubine at the palace learns quickly that there are many ways to capture the Emperor's attention. Young Mei knows nothing of the womanly arts, yet she will give the Emperor a gift he can never forget. Mei's intelligence and curiosity, the same traits that make her an outcast among the other concubines, impress the Emperor. But as divided loyalties split the palace in two, Mei is thrown into a perilous battle that she can only hope to survive
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When her father dies and her family is cast out of their home, 12-year-old Mei believes that her life is over. In fact, it's just beginning. Soon Mei receives a summons from the palace, informing her that she's been chosen to serve as one of 15 maidens of Emperor Taizong's Inner Court. To survive this new life, she must navigate palace intrigues and win the Emperor's favor, but when she falls in love with his son, she risks losing everything she's worked for. Based on the life of China's Empress Wu, The Moon in the Palace is the 1st book in a duology; keep an eye out for the upcoming sequel, Empress of Bright Moon. -- Description by Gillian Speace
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Writing style
Character
Award
RITA Award, 2017.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10462398
Cataloging source
DLC
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Randel, Weina Dai
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
A novel of Empress Wu
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wu hou
  • Wu hou
  • China
  • Empresses
  • Empresses
  • Tang Dynasty (China)
  • China
  • FICTION / Asian American
  • FICTION / Cultural Heritage
  • FICTION / Historical
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a novel of Empress Wu
Label
The moon in the palace, Weina Dai Randel
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn905667981
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
395 pages
Isbn
9781492613565
Lccn
2015009943
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)905667981
Label
The moon in the palace, Weina Dai Randel
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn905667981
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
395 pages
Isbn
9781492613565
Lccn
2015009943
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)905667981

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