Thousand Pieces of Gold

Thousand Pieces of Gold

A Biographical Novel

Book - 1981
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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

Baker & Taylor
Chronicles the life of Lalu Nathoy, a young Chinese girl--sold as a slave and brought to America--where, later, as Polly Bemis she struggles and survives as a pioneer in the West

Publisher: San Francisco : Design Enterprises, c1981
ISBN: 9780932538079
Characteristics: 308 p. : ill. ; 22 cm


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