The Poker Bride

The Poker Bride

The First Chinese in the Wild West

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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.
Publisher: New York, NY :, Atlantic Monthly Press
Copyright Date: ©2010
ISBN: 9780802197924
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc. - Distributor

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