GOD OF LUCK.
Edition: First printing.
New York: SOHO Press, (2007) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Set in the nineteenth century, this is the story of a young couple in China who are torn apart when the Ah Lung is kidnapped, enslaved, and shipped across the Pacific Ocean to work in the deadly guano "mines" off the coast of Peru. The author's note states that between 1840-1875 multinational corporate interests operated traffic in Asian labor to Latin America and the Caribbean, with an estimated million men stolen or decoyed from southern China. INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper. "For --- a pleasure meeting you, luck always" 239 pp. ISBN: 978-1569474662.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.