THOUSAND PIECES OF GOLD
Edition: Trade paperback.
Boston: Beacon, (1988). Described as both a biographical novel and the first biography of a Chinese American pioneer woman, this is the story of Lalu Nathoy, later known as Polly Bemis, who was shipped to America as a slave in the mid-19th century and auctioned off to a Chinese saloon keeper in an Idaho mining camp. Reissue in conjunction with the American Playhouse Motion Picture. Scene from the movie on the front cover, but illustrated with photographs of the real Lalu. ISBN: 0-8070-83178.
Condition: Good condition (crease to rear cover.)