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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: William Andrews Narrator: to be announced Publisher: Brilliance Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: March 2018 ISBN: 9781543666359
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The Dragon Queen is the remarkable story of Empress Myeongseong, Korea’s last empress. A poor orphan girl, Ja-young becomes the leader of the Hermit Kingdom through her intelligence and great courage. She leads her country into the modern world while fighting the Japanese imperialists and her lazy husband’s father, the Daewongun, Korea’s treacherous regent.

The story is told to State Department official Nate Blackburn by Anna Carlson (from Daughters of the Dragon) as war between North and South Korea threatens. In the story, Nate sees surprising similarities with the current situation in Korea and realizes true leadership requires great courage, which is often at odds with the political establishment. He decides to push for a peaceful solution to the Korean situation.

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About the Author

William Andrews wrote at night and on weekends—and sometimes during workdays—for fifteen years leading up to his debut novel, The Essential Truth, a thriller that won first place in the 2008 Mayhaven Contest for fiction. He worked for more than thirty years as a copywriter and a marketing executive for several Fortune 500 companies and then as head of his own advertising agency. Now retired and writing full time, Andrews lives in Minneapolis with his wife.

About the Narrator

Lindy West is a Seattle-based writer, editor, and performer whose work focuses on pop culture, social justice, humor, and body image. She’s currently a culture writer for GQ magazine and GQ.com and a weekly columnist at the Guardian, as well as the founder and editor of I Believe You | It’s Not Your Fault, an advice blog for teens. In January of 2015 she wrote and recorded a story for This American Life about confronting an internet troll who impersonated her dead father.