September 13, 2007

Recommended Reading

Image of Red Azalea
Author: Anchee Min
Publisher: Berkley (1995)
Binding: Mass Market Paperback, 352 pages
Image of Empress Orchid: A Novel
Author: Anchee Min
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2004)
Binding: Hardcover, 352 pages
Image of Katherine
Author: Anchee Min
Publisher: Riverhead Hardcover (1995)
Binding: Hardcover, 241 pages
Image of Mao Zedong: A Penguin Life (Penguin Lives)
Author: Jonathan D. Spence
Publisher: Viking Adult (1999)
Binding: Hardcover, 208 pages
Image of Red-Color News Soldier
Author: Li Zhensheng
Publisher: Phaidon Press (2003)
Binding: Paperback, 316 pages
Image of Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China
Author: Jung Chang
Publisher: Touchstone (2003)
Binding: Paperback, 538 pages
Image of The Last Empress
Author: Anchee Min
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2007)
Binding: Hardcover, 320 pages

Music Played

Image of Chinese Classical Folk
Artist: Wei Li
Label: Arc Music
Image of The Hugo Masters, An Anthology of Chinese Classical Music, Vol. 2: Plucked Strings
Artist: Chinese Traditional, Yan-jun Hua, Chang Jun Xu, Ji Liang Lin, Zhiming Han
Label: Celestial Harmonies
Image of Classical Album 2: China Girl
Artist: Vanessa-Mae
Label: Warner Classics
Image of Awakening
Artist: Joseph Curiale, Joseph Curiale, The Royal Philhramonic Orchestra/Academy of Saint Martin in the Fields, Dod Severinsen (trpt.), Ralph Morrison (violin), Mike Miller (guitar)
Label: Orchard Road
Image of The Spirit of Nature: Traditional Chinese Music
Artist: The Spirit of Nature
Label:
Image of The Hugo Masters, An Anthology of Chinese Classical Music, Vol. 3: Wind Instruments
Artist: Chinese Traditional, Tieming Yan, Songting Zhao, Tian Chi Wu, Ciwen Du, Chengren Bai, Ying Liu, Chenglong Zhou, Guangyi / Wang, Zhiwei Jian, Yingshi Chen, Xianwei Jiang, Huan Yi, Chinese Orchestra of Shanghai Music Conservatory
Label: Celestial Harmonies
Image of Music from the Peoples Republic/China
Artist: China
Label: House Dist
Image of Art of the Chinese Flute
Artist: Miao Xiaoyun
Label: ARC Music

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Anchee Min

was born in Shanghai in 1957. She came to the United States in 1984. She's the author of several books, including her memoir Red Azalea and, most recently, The Last Empress, a sequel to Empress Orchid.

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