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Chinese Yankee: Book Talk with Ruthanne Lum McCunn

May 2, 2015 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

McCunn-ChineseYankee-book 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.

Free event: more info at sfpl.org >



May 2, 2015
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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