A novel that tugs on one’s heartstrings. A journey of courage and determination; that reminds us that even in the darkest times, one can look for the light. A story of humble origins and great adventures…
1909, Seattle. At the World’s Fair a half-Chinese boy called Ernest Young is raffled off as a prize. He ends up working in a brothel in Seattle’s famed Red Light District and falls in love with Maisie, the daughter of a flamboyant madam, and Fahn, a karayuki-san, a Japanese maid sold into servitude.