By Ruthanne Lum McCunn
"[Chinese Yankee] is a unprecedented tale that also resonates a hundred and fifty years later. along with her empathy for the important personality and her attractive and obtainable prose, McCunn is preferably certified to inform the tale." -- Stuart Heaver, Hong Kong South China Morning publish, November 1, 2014.
"A actual Civil conflict tale that brings to lifestyles a uniquely American hero, chinese language YANKEE provides the reader background that speaks to the center with the aches of fight, the demanding situations of identification, and the hunt for romance opposed to all odds." -- Gus Lee, China Boy; braveness: The spine of management; and With Schwarzkopf.
"Riveting. could not placed it down! could not flip the pages quickly adequate. it is something to determine a light black and white photograph, rather one other to learn it in residing colour, flesh and bone, pleasure and sorrow." -- Carol Shively, editor, Asians and Pacific Islanders and the Civil War
"Uncovering outstanding documentary facts, Ruthanne Lum McCunn skillfully information the lifetime of Union soldier Thomas Sylvanus (Ah Yee Way). a desirable learn that is helping us larger comprehend American society in this serious interval in our historical past. learn it." -- Franklin Odo, venture Director for subject matter examine on Asian american citizens and Pacific Islanders, NPS
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