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  • MIDNIGHT AT THE DRAGON CAFE. by Bates, Judy Fong.
    Bates, Judy Fong.
    MIDNIGHT AT THE DRAGON CAFE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Counterpoint, (2005.). First edition - Author's excellent first novel (and second book), the story of a young Chinese girl who is torn apart by family secrets and divided loyalties in a small Canadian town in the 1950's. Originally published in Canada - where the author, like the narrator in this novel, came as a young girl - this is being published as a trade paperback original in the United States. 315 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers. (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 30762
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  • DAUGHTER OF JOY: A Novel of Gold Rush California. by Levy, JoAnn.
    Levy, JoAnn.
    DAUGHTER OF JOY: A Novel of Gold Rush California.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (1998) dj. SIGNED hardcover - Based on the life of Ah Toy, a young woman who gained wealth and fame in gold rush San Francisco, and who was the first Asian woman to 'go to law' to use the American judicial system against injustice. INSCRIBED by the author on the half title page ' To Melanie, wishing you a destiny sweet as lichees.'. ISBN: 0-312-865023.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 24589
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  • DAUGHTER OF JOY: A Novel of Gold Rush California. by Levy, JoAnn.
    Levy, JoAnn.
    DAUGHTER OF JOY: A Novel of Gold Rush California.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (1998) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Based on the life of Ah Toy, a young woman who gained wealth and fame in gold rush San Francisco, and who was the first Asian woman to 'go to law' to use the American judicial system against injustice. INSCRIBED on the half title page and dated in the month of publication at Coloma in January 1998, 150 years after the discovery of gold there. Historical afterword. 320 pp. ISBN: 0-312-865023.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 70118
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  • DAUGHTER OF JOY: A Novel of Gold Rush California. by Levy, JoAnn.
    Levy, JoAnn.
    DAUGHTER OF JOY: A Novel of Gold Rush California.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (1998) dj. SIGNED hardcover - Based on the life of Ah Toy, a young woman who gained wealth and fame in gold rush San Francisco, and who was the first Asian woman to 'go to law' to use the American judicial system against injustice. SIGNED on the title page. 318 pp. ISBN: 0-312-865023.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 40241
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  • McCunn, Ruthanne Lum
    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.)

    Book ID: 27251
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  • THOUSAND PIECES OF GOLD by McCunn, Ruthanne Lum
    McCunn, Ruthanne Lum
    THOUSAND PIECES OF GOLD

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Boston: Beacon, (1988). SIGNED - 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. INSCRIBED by the author on the half title page "For .. . A pleasure meeting you." Illustrated with photographs. 308 pp. ISBN: 0-8070-83178.

    Condition: Very good condition

    Book ID: 45986
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  • THOUSAND PIECES OF GOLD by McCunn, Ruthanne Lum
    McCunn, Ruthanne Lum
    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. 308 pp. ISBN: 0-8070-83178.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 71572
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  • THE SHANGHAI TUNNEL. by Newman, Sharan.
    Newman, Sharan.
    THE SHANGHAI TUNNEL.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (2008) dj. SIGNED hardcover - The first book in a planned new series of mysterie set in frontier Portland, Oregon. In 1868, as he was returning home from amassing a fortune in Shanghai, Horace Stratton dies unexpectedly, leaving his wife, the daughter of missionaries to China, and his teenage son. SIGNED on the title page. Author's note. 334 pp. ISBN: 978-0765313003.

    Condition: Very good in a good dust jacket (toning to the pages, some edgewear to the dj).

    Book ID: 65989
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  • ON GOLD MOUNTAIN, the One-Hundred-Year Odyssey of a Chinese-American Family. by See, Lisa
    See, Lisa
    ON GOLD MOUNTAIN, the One-Hundred-Year Odyssey of a Chinese-American Family.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, 1995. dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's first book, the story of her family. Photographs, sources. 394 pp. ISBN: 0-312-119976.

    Condition: Good in good dust jacket (overall wear to book and edges of dj)

    Book ID: 73377
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  • ON GOLD MOUNTAIN, the One-Hundred-Year Odyssey of a Chinese-American Family. by See, Lisa
    See, Lisa
    ON GOLD MOUNTAIN, the One-Hundred-Year Odyssey of a Chinese-American Family.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, 1995. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's first book, the story of her family. Photographs, sources. SIGNED by the author on the title page. 394 pp. ISBN: 0-312-119976.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80619
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  • IN THE SHADOW OF THE CYPRUS. by Steinbeck, Thomas.
    Steinbeck, Thomas.
    IN THE SHADOW OF THE CYPRUS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Gallery Books - Simon & Schuster, (2010.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Second novel by the son of John Steinbeck, part historical novel, part adventure story, which moves from the Chinese community in the Monterey area in 1906 to an account of a search a century later for some valuable historical artificacts which went missing back in 1906. 246 pp. ISBN: 9781439168257.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder mark, some light toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 67403
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