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    Beacon Press | Aug 25, 2004 | 352 Pages | 5-3/8 x 8 | ISBN 9780807083819

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    Beacon Press | Apr 14, 2015 | ISBN 9780807083246


“A story of struggle and survival as a woman-and slave-in China and the American West . . . Fast-paced and entertaining-packed with adventure, drama, and inspiration.” —Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, San Francisco Chronicle

“From Shanghai to San Francisco, Lalu Nathoy’s courageous journey is an important contribution to the history of pioneer women.” —Ms. Magazine

“This biographical novel has plenty of suspense and a strong story line. Reading it is a liberal education in one phase of pioneer life in the West.” —Lucille McDonald, Seattle Times

“A valuable book that gives Chinese Americans another true heroine.” —Maxine Hong Kingston

“Ruthanne Lum McCunn has woven an enthralling work of fiction from the true-life story of Lalu Nathoy.” —Elena Brunet, Los Angeles Times

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