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by | Read by Nancy Wu

Historical Fiction • 12 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2023

Nancy Wu brings emotion and depth to this sweeping saga, which follows generations of Chinese immigrants, male and female, through multiple trials in the American West. The fresh perspective brings more fullness to history through a railroad worker and a young woman who is sexually trafficked in San Francisco. Wu's talent allows the listener to stay in the story as she portrays each character with a distinct voice. Wu poignantly shares the tragedy of finding oneself laboring for a country that hates one's race. The reality of opium use in the culture is managed deftly and with great empathy. Listeners will find this glimpse of American history challenging and meaningful. C.F. © AudioFile 2024, Portland, Maine [Published: MARCH 2024]

Trade Ed. • Brilliance Audio • 2023

CD ISBN 978-1-5012-1932-0 $36.99 • Nine CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-5012-1933-7 $29.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 978-1-5012-1928-3 $42.99

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