Anchee MinFiction, Nonfiction
Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20140516, 20081114
For best -selling memoirist and fiction writer Anchee Min, 2014 marks both the 20th anniversary of the publication of her memoir, Red Azalea and the paperback release of the next chapter in her harrowing tale, The Cooked Seed. In this 2008 interview, Min talks about her life in China and America, and how both have shaped her many books, including her novel, Becoming Madame Mao. She details some of the human rights abuses she witnessed as a girl during the Cultural Revolution.
In part one of this conversation, Arab-American poet Naomi Shihab Nye, whose numerous books of poetry, essays and stories have delighted children and adults alike, reads from her book, ...
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