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Becoming Madame Mao

by Anchee Min

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston, Mass .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [340]).

StatementAnchee Min.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3563.I4614 B43 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination337, [3] p. ;
Number of Pages337
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13571383M
ISBN 100618127003
OCLC/WorldCa46635663

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Historical fiction acquires new luster and credibility in Min's brilliant evocation of the woman who married Mao and fought to   Becoming Madame Mao (eBook): Min, Anchee: From the Publisher: In a sweeping, erotically charged story that moves gracefully from the intimately personal to the great stage of world history, Anchee Min renders a powerful tale of passion, betrayal, and survival and creates a finely nuanced and always ambiguous portrait of one of the most fascinating, and vilified, women of the   "Anchee Min has rendered the White-Boned human — Madame Mao is finally given her own voice.

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