The poker bride : the first Chinese in the wild West
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New York : [Berkeley, Calif.] : Atlantic Monthly Press ; Distributed by Publishers Group West, c2010.
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xvii, 218 pages : ill. ; 24 cm.
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9780802119094 : HRD :, 0802119093 : HRD :

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-218)
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During the gold rush, a young Chinese concubine arrived by horse in Idaho gold country, where a white gambler soon won her in a poker game. She became Polly Bemis, the winner's legal, beloved wife. Polly emerged into public view only in 1923, a tiny old woman on horseback, her identity and story known only to a few old-timers.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Corbett, C. (2010). The poker bride: the first Chinese in the wild West . Atlantic Monthly Press ; Distributed by Publishers Group West.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Corbett, Christopher. 2010. The Poker Bride: The First Chinese in the Wild West. New York : [Berkeley, Calif.]: Atlantic Monthly Press ; Distributed by Publishers Group West.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Corbett, Christopher. The Poker Bride: The First Chinese in the Wild West New York : [Berkeley, Calif.]: Atlantic Monthly Press ; Distributed by Publishers Group West, 2010.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Corbett, Christopher. The Poker Bride: The First Chinese in the Wild West Atlantic Monthly Press ; Distributed by Publishers Group West, 2010.

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