August Book Club

Monday, August 28th, 2017 at 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Location: Deb McLaughlin's home 1446 Jackson St. Hollywood FL 33020

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Empress Orchid by Anchee Min

To rescue her family from poverty and avoid marrying her slope-shouldered cousin, seventeen-year-old Orchid competes to be one of the Emperor's wives. When she is chosen as a lower-ranking concubine she enters the erotically charged and ritualised Forbidden City. But beneath its immaculate facade lie whispers of murders and ghosts, and the thousands of concubines will stoop to any lengths to bear the Emperor's son. Orchid trains herself in the art of pleasuring a man, bribes her way into the royal bed, and seduces the monarch, drawing the attention of dangerous foes. Little does she know that China will collapse around her, and that she will be its last Empress.

Deb McLaughlin's Home
1446 Jackson St
Hollywood FL 33020
954-478-1091

RSVP only, no "maybe's" please.
Please bring: appetizers, wine, or dessert.



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at 10:30am on Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017
Looking forward to joining the book group!

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