Anna and the King of Siam
- Theatre & Arts EBook
Based on the incredible true story of one woman’s journey to the exotic world of nineteenth-century Siam, this riveting novel inspired The King and I. In 1862, recently widowed and with two small children to support, British schoolteacher Anna Leonowens agrees to serve as governess to the children of King Mongkut of Siam, unaware that her years in the royal palace will change not only her own life, but also the future of a nation. As a Rodgers & Hammerstein Broadway musical and an Academy Award–winning film, the story of Anna and the King of Siam has enchanted millions over the years. It is a gripping tale of cultural differences and shared humanity that invites readers into a vivid and sensory world populated by unforgettable characters.