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An electrifying epic, based on the incredible true story of a Chinese princess turned spy.
Peking, 1914. When the eight-year-old princess Eastern Jewel is caught spying on her father's liaison with a servant girl, she is banished from the palace, sent to live with a powerful family in Japan. Renamed Yoshiko Kawashima, she quickly falls in love with her adoptive country, where she earns a scandalous reputation, taking fencing lessons, smoking opium, and entertaining numerous lovers. Sent to Mongolia to become an obedient wife, Yoshiko mounts a daring escape and eventually finds her way back to Peking high society--this time with orders from the Japanese secret service.
Based on the true story of a rebellious woman who earned a controversial place in history, "The Private Papers of Eastern Jewel "is a vibrant reimagining of a thrilling life--a rich historical epic of palace intrigue, sexual manipulation, and international espionage.
Title: The Private Papers of Eastern Jewel
Categories: Fiction & Literature.,
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA:
ISBN Number: 1596917032
ISBN Number 13: 9781596917033
Binding: Trade Paperback
Book Condition: VG
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: BB0201291
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