Dragon of Heaven: The Memoirs of the Last Empress of China

Dragon of Heaven: The Memoirs of the Last Empress of China
Author: Zhong-Yang Huang
Language English
Pages: 96
ISBN10: 1551925257
Genre: Autobiography
Goodreads Rating: 4.37
ISBN13: 9781551925257
Published: August 20th 2003 by Raincoast Books

Astonishing in their lush realism and symbolic depth, the color images in this book by award-winning artist Zhong-Yang Huang draw readers into the mysterious Forbidden City. This fictionalized memoir of Cixi, a former Imperial concubine who ruled behind the throne for nearly half a century, includes intimate details about daily court life and presents a sympathetic look at how this strong woman thrived in a male-dominated world.