Author will talk about her new book at the Minneapolis Central Library on April 29
Born in Shanghai, Min grew up during Mao’s Cultural Revolution. She learned to speak English when she moved to the United States at 27. Eight years later, in 1992, she published her first book, "Red Azalea," which was chosen as a New York Times Notable Book of the Year and translated into 32 languages. Min’s newest work, “Pearl of China,” is the powerful story of the friendship of a lifetime, based on the life of Pearl S. Buck.
Anchee Min, author of "Red Azalea," "Empress Orchid," "Becoming Madame Mao" and "Wild Ginger" will be talking about her new book "Pearl of China" at the Minneapolis Central Library on Thursday, April 29 at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Seating is first-come, first-served. Books will be available for purchase and signing. This event is presented by the Library Foundation of Hennepin County. Premier sponsor: The Private Client Reserve at U.S. Bank. Additional support: Magers and Quinn Booksellers and secretsofthecity.com.
For more information about this and other events at Hennepin County Libraries, visit the Web site www.hclib.org.