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Thousand Pieces of Gold

Thousand Pieces of Gold

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Lalu Nathoy’s father calls his thirteen-year-old daughter his treasure, his “thousand pieces of gold,” yet when famine strikes northern China in 1871, he is forced to sell her. Polly, as Lalu is later called, is sold to a brothel, sold again to a slave merchant bound for America, auctioned to a saloon keeper, and offered as a prize in a poker game. Complete with photographs and documents, this biographical novel is the extraordinary story of a legendary pioneer’s fight for independence and dignity on the American frontier.

ISBN: 9780807083260

Published Date: January 1, 2015

Publisher: Beacon Press

Language: English

Page Count: 211

Size: 8.50" l x 5.51" w x 0.62" h