The Poker Bride
The First Chinese in the Wild West
ISBN10: 0802145272 ISBN13: 9780802145277 Publisher: Grove Pr Published: Feb 8 2011 Pages: 218 Weight: 0.60lbs. Height: 8.25" Width: 5.50" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
Retraces the story of the first Chinese men and women who journeyed to the American West during the California Gold Rush, using as a lens into this Chinese experience the little-known story of a Chinese concubine who was won in a poker game and lived out her life as a rancher's wife in the hills of Idaho. Reprint.