From the bestselling author of Red Azalea and Empress Orchid comes the poignant story of a friendship of a lifetime
The much anticipated follow-up to the hugely successful Empress Orchid Empress Orchid was a Richard and Judy Book Club choice in March 2006 Empress Orchid has sold over 350,000 copies so far in paperback
Anchee Min was born in Shanghai in 1957. At seventeen she was sent to a labour collective, where a talent scout for Madame Mao's Shanghai Film Studio recruited her to work as a movie actress. She moved to the United States in 1984. Her memoir, Red Azalea, was an international bestseller with rights sold in twenty countries. Her novels, Becoming Madame Mao, Katherine, Wild Ginger and Empress Orchid were published to wonderful reviews and impressive foreign sales.