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  • RIVER OF SMOKE. by Ghosh, Amitav.
    Ghosh, Amitav.
    RIVER OF SMOKE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (2011) dj. Hardcover first edition - A Washington Post Notable Fiction Book for 2011. An historical novel set in 19th century Asia. "The Ibis, loaded to its gunwales with a cargo of indentured servants, is in the grip of a cyclone in the Bay of Bengal; among the dozens flailing for survival are Neel, the pampered raja who has been convicted of embezzlement; Paulette, the French orphan masquerading as a deck-hand; and Deeti, the widowed poppy grower fleeing her homeland with her lover, Kalua.. . All will converge in Canton's Fanqui-town, or Foreign Enclave. . a powder keg awaiting a spark to ignite the Opium Wars." 517 pp. ISBN: 978-0374174231.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 77572
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  • EMPRESS ORCHID. by Min, Anchee.
    Min, Anchee.
    EMPRESS ORCHID.

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2004. dj. SIGNED hardcover - The first volume in a trilogy about the life of Tzu Hsi, who entered the Forbidden Palace as a minor concubine at the age of 17, and rose to become Empress and the mother of the next Emperor. SIGNED on the title page. 336 pp. ISBN: 0-618-068872.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 49063
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  • THE LAST EMPRESS. by Min, Anchee.
    Min, Anchee.
    THE LAST EMPRESS.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    London: Bloomsbury, (2007). The second volume in a trilogy about the life of Tzu Hsi, who entered the Forbidden Palace as a minor concubine at the age of 17, and rose to become Empress and the mother of the next Emperor. 308 pp. ISBN: 978-0747578505.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 63942
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  • THE LAST EMPRESS. by Min, Anchee.
    Min, Anchee.
    THE LAST EMPRESS.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2004. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The second volume in a trilogy about the life of Tzu Hsi, who entered the Forbidden Palace as a minor concubine at the age of 17, and rose to become Empress and the mother of the next Emperor. SIGNED by Anchee Min on a special bookplate for 'The Beverly Hills Literary Society' affixed to the front endpaper. 308 pp. ISBN: 0-618-531467.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 49782
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  • Min, Anchee.
    THE LAST EMPRESS.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (2008). SIGNED - The second volume in a trilogy about the life of Tzu Hsi, who entered the Forbidden Palace as a minor concubine at the age of 17, and rose to become Empress and the mother of the next Emperor. SIGNED on the title page. 308 pp. plus a reader's guide. ISBN: 0-618-531467.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 60065
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