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Thousand Pieces of Gold: A Biographical Novel (Asian Voices)

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This masterful biographical novel—which has sold more than 100,000 copies—tells the true life story of Lalu Nathoy, a young Chinese girl sold into slavery in 1871 by her poverty-stricken family and auctioned off in the American West. McCunn tells the gripping tale of how Lalu struggled out of servitude to achieve a life of freedom and dignity as a pioneer woman.

"A valuable book that gives Chinese Americans another true heroine."

—Maxine Hong Kingston

Synopsis:

From Shanghai to San Francisco, Lalu Nathoy's courageous journey is an important contribution to the history of Asian pioneer women on the American frontier. This true story of a Chinese American woman who overcomes poverty, footbinding, and slavery to build a life of relative freedom in the American Northwest will continue to inspire readers of a new generation.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807083178
Editor:
Hooks, Tisha
Preface:
McCunn, Ruthanne Lum
Author:
McCunn, Ruthanne Lum
Publisher:
Beacon Press
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Chinese americans
Subject:
Biographical fiction
Subject:
Chinese American women
Subject:
Chinese American women -- Fiction.
Subject:
General Biography
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Asian Voices
Series Volume:
3
Publication Date:
19890501
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
308
Dimensions:
8.07x5.40x.73 in. .71 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , From Shanghai to San Francisco, Lalu Nathoy's courageous journey is an important contribution to the history of Asian pioneer women on the American frontier. This true story of a Chinese American woman who overcomes poverty, footbinding, and slavery to build a life of relative freedom in the American Northwest will continue to inspire readers of a new generation.
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