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Madame Mao

ThГ©rГЁse Radic

Madame Mao

by ThГ©rГЁse Radic

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Published by Publ. by Currency Press in association with Playbox Theatre Company in Sydney, N.S.W .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Thérèse Radic.
SeriesCurrent theatre series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9619.3.R218 M3 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination73 p. --
Number of Pages73
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21563060M
ISBN 100868191531
OCLC/WorldCa34825924

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The book is a fictionalized account of the rise of an actress, the girlchild of a last concubine, to the role of the powerful Madame Mao in China. I use the word "role" purposively since this girl Lan Ping (she changes her name 4 times so it is hard to identify her by name) Although I liked much about this book, I also found it very disturbing /5.

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The author of a wrenching memoir, Red Azalea (), turns to fiction and goes back to her native China to explore the story of the woman once known to the world as the `white-boned demon.` Like all girls of her class, Jiang Ching had her feet bound at the age of four.

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