Ruthanne Lum McCunn, whose award-winning work has been translated into eleven languages, published in twenty-two countries, and adapted for the stage and film, will talk about her new historical novel Chinese Yankee. The real-life Chinese Yankee Thomas Sylvanus (Ah Yee Way) was enslaved, fought for his freedom in the Civil War and continued to battle for his rights until his death in 1891. A book sale will follow the program. Co-sponsored by the CHSA Museum.
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