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Imperial Woman

Pearl S. Buck

Imperial Woman

by Pearl S. Buck

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by John Day Co .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL7436011M
ISBN 100381980375
ISBN 109780381980375

In Imperial Woman, Pearl S. Buck brings to life the amazing story of Tzu Hsi, who rose from concubine status to become the working head of the Qing Dynasty. Born from a humble background, Tzu Hsi falls in love with her cousin Jung Lu, a handsome guard--but while still a teenager she is selected, along with her sister and hundreds of other girls. Imperial Woman tells the story of Tzu-Hsi, the last Empress of China. It is well known that she was a formidable, fierce and cruelly efficient leader, but this story begins when she is a beautiful young teenager, vibrant, full of life, and deeply in love with her cousin, a handsome and stalwart guard at the Imperial Palace/5.

Buy a cheap copy of Imperial Woman book. Free shipping over $ Buy a cheap copy of Imperial Woman book. Free shipping over $ Share to Facebook. Share to Pinterest. Share to Twitter. ISBN: BW5KC. Imperial Woman. Rated stars. No Customer Reviews. Select Format. Hardcover. $ - $ Hardcover $ - $ Select.   Imperial woman; a novel by Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), Publication date Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. American Libraries. Uploaded by PhanS on May 7, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Terms Pages:

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Imperial woman by Pearl S. Buck, June , Pocket Books edition, Paperback in English Imperial Woman (June edition) | Open Library.   **From the Nobel Prize–winning author of The Good Earth: the New York Times–bestselling biography of Tzu Hsi, the concubine who became China’s last empress.. In Imperial Woman, Pearl S. Buck brings to life the amazing story of Tzu Hsi, who rose from concubine status to become the working head of the Qing from a humble /5(74).


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Imperial Woman was a fascinating story of the Chinese Dowager Empress Cixi, or Tsu-Hsi as she's called in the book.

Cixi joins the court of the Emperor as a concubine and manages to become the main influence over the Emperor, and eventually Empress - by means that are sometimes ruthless, sometimes kind, but always with the goal in sight of /5. 'Imperial Woman' provides a fascinating insight into life in the Forbidden City in a narration that is so well written the history comes to life.

I really wish I had read this particular book before visiting the Forbidden City last year - it would have helped me /5(). From the Nobel Prize–winning author of The Good Earth: the New York Times–bestselling biography of Tzu Hsi, the concubine who became China’s last empress.

In Imperial Woman, Pearl S. Buck brings to life the amazing story of Tzu Hsi, who rose from concubine status to become the working head of the Qing from a humble /5(15). imperial woman Download Imperial Woman book woman or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to get imperial woman book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Would you listen to Imperial Woman again. Why. Certainly. It is completely enjoyable listening.

You are swept along thru Chinese culture and its people. What other book might you compare Imperial Woman to and why.

All Pearl Buck's books. She is the enchanter of Chinese story telling. Have you listened to any of Kirsten Potter’s other. Imperial Woman book imperial woman a novel Download imperial woman a novel or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to get imperial woman a novel book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. The Empress Dowager, as the Western world knew her, is the central figure of this enthralling biographical novel told with much more authority than in a synthetics novel of Forbidden City by Muriel Jernigan, on the name theme.

Pearl, growing up in China, knew her as a figure of awe, virtually a goddess, and has here told the story-book tale of her life, from concubine to.

As a work of historical fiction, Imperial Woman follows the political history, as well as the gossipy side of that history, pretty well. And as is usually the case with Buck's fiction, her storytelling skills immediately bring the reader into the novel/5(20). Imperial Woman is a novel by Pearl S.

Buck first published in Imperial Woman is a fictionalized biography of Ci-xi (Tz'u Hsi in Wade-Giles), who was a concubine of the Xianfeng Emperor and on his death became the de facto head of the Qing Dynasty until her death in (before which the novel ends).

Imperial Woman tells the story of Tzu-Hsi, the last Empress of China. It is well known that she was a formidable, fierce and cruelly efficient leader, but this story begins when she is a beautiful young teenager, vibrant, full of life, and deeply in love with her cousin, a handsome and stalwart guard at the Imperial was the custom in the day (as I 5/5(5).

Imperial Woman is a novel by Pearl S. Buck first published in Imperial Woman is a fictionalized biography of Empress Dowager Cixi (Tz'u Hsi in Wade–Giles), who was a concubine of the Xianfeng Emperor and on his death became the de facto head of the Qing dynasty until her death in (before which the novel ends).

Plot Overview. Tzu Hsi is the story of the last Author: Pearl S. Buck. Imperial Woman by Pearl S. Buck originally published, Open Road Media e-book, pages source: purchased Audiobook: Oasis Audio, narrated by Kirsten Potter 17 hours and 46 minutes source: purchased One sentence summary.

Men Are From Mars Women Are From Venus Audiobook by John Gray - Free Relationship Books - Duration: Psychology of Happiness Recommended for you. IMPERIAL WOMAN by Pearl S. Buck This is definitely a book which forced me to read from the viewpoint of another time and place.

It tells the story of Tzu-Hsi (pronounced “Tsoo Shee”), born inand her rise from a middling Manchu family to the throne of Imperial : Care Burpee. Imperial Woman is the fictionalized biography of the last Empress in China, Ci-xi, who began as a concubine of the Xianfeng Emperor and on his death became the.

Free download or read online Imperial Woman pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Pearl S. Buck. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this historical, historical fiction story are Tzu Hsi.4/5.

In this audio book, Pearl S. Buck recreates the life of one of the most intriguing rules during a time of intense turbulence. Tzu Hsi was born into one of the lowly ranks of the Imperial dynasty. This is the woman usually known to Westerners as the Empress Dowager, or "Old Buddha." But how little the West really knows of her.

She has figured in an occasional book, but never before in English, nor indeed in any language so far as we know, has the whole story of this fabulous woman been told. Imperial Woman by Buck, Pearl S.

and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   This remarkable novel fictionalises the extraordinary life of Tzu Hsi, the last Empress of China. I was utterly enthralled from start to finish.

Chosen to be a concubine, she rose to become head of the Qing dynasty through her own intelligence, diligence and careful planning. She studies determinedly to understand affairs of state and eventually. Imperial Woman is the fictionalized biography of the last Empress in China, Ci-xi, who began as a concubine of the Xianfeng Emperor and on his death became the de facto head of the Qing Dynasty until her death in Buck recreates the life of one of the most intriguing rulers during a time of intense Hsi was born into one of the lowly ranks of the .Imperial Woman.

A 1st Edition Novel by Pearl S. Buck. ITEM FEATURE. This listing is for a first edition novel by Pearl S. Buck called Imperial Woman.

OVERALL CONDITION: Item has a "Library of Donna Jean Olson" stamp on the title page. Hard cover is missing the original book jacket. See pictures for actual Rating: % positive. From the Nobel Prize–winning author of The Good Earth: the New York Times–bestselling biography of Tzu Hsi, the concubine who became China’s last empress.

In Imperial Woman, Pearl S. Buck brings to life the amazing story of Tzu Hsi, who rose from concubine status to become the working head of the Qing from a humble /5(58).