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Thousand Pieces of Gold: A Biographical Novel

The book Thousand Pieces of Gold: A Biographical Novel was made into the movie Thousand Pieces of Gold.

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Book details for Thousand Pieces of Gold: A Biographical Novel

Thousand Pieces of Gold: A Biographical Novel was written by Ruthanne Lum McCunn. The book was published in 1981 by Design Enterprises of San Francisco. More information on the book is available on Amazon.com.

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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 te... Read More
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

Movie details for Thousand Pieces of Gold

The movie was released in 1990. More information on the movie is available on IMDb.

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