By Ruthanne Lum McCunn
"[Chinese Yankee] is a rare tale that also resonates one hundred fifty years later. along with her empathy for the crucial personality and her enticing and obtainable prose, McCunn is preferably certified to inform the tale." -- Stuart Heaver, Hong Kong South China Morning submit, November 1, 2014.
"A real Civil warfare tale that brings to existence a uniquely American hero, chinese language YANKEE provides the reader heritage 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 positioned 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 awesome documentary proof, Ruthanne Lum McCunn skillfully info the lifetime of Union soldier Thomas Sylvanus (Ah Yee Way). a desirable learn that is helping us larger comprehend American society in this severe interval in our background. learn it." -- Franklin Odo, venture Director for subject examine on Asian americans and Pacific Islanders, NPS
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