DEGRANGE GENERAL'S HORSEWOMAN
DEGRANGE GENERAL'S HORSEWOMAN. Bourtai, A Manchu Princess, is given as a bribe to the prominent Chinese general, Wu San Gui. During the tumultuous fall of the Ming Dynasty and the rise of the Qing Dynasty, the lives of Bourtai and Wu are entwined for both good and ill.
About the Author
Carol DeGrange is a retired English professor who lives in Alliance, Ohio with her husband, Dr. Donald Hobson. She has had many poems and a novel, The Ming Legacy, published. A local newspaper critic, Thomas Harper, called The Ming Legacy an intriguing mix combining history, art, and murder" Her fascination with China goes back to her childhood. Fortunately, she was asked to teach graduate students at Northeast Electrical Engineering Institute in Jilin in the 1989-90 year. Again in 1995, she was invited to teach in the graduate program of Sun-Yat-Sen University. Her husband joined her both years to do research on religions in China.