Books by Ruthanne Lum McCunn


Selected Online Resources About the Author
Stuart Heaver. "Ruthanne Lum McCunn on Hong Kong hero of American Civil War"
South China Morning Post Magazine, June 2015
Terry Hong. "An Interview with Ruthanne Lum McCunn."
Bookslut, March, 2010
_____. "Author Interview: Ruthanne Lum McCunn."
BookDragon, Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program, 2010
Articles About the Author
_____. "Ruthanne Lum McCunn."
Writers on Writing, San Francisco Public Library, 2001
Breitmeyer, Melinda. "Panning for a Thousand Pieces of Gold."
East/West. March 7, 1984.
Chin, Kathryn. "If you are Honest to History...."
International Examiner, March 5, 1986.
Chung, Kendra. "The Moon Pearl - A Tonic for 'Chic Lit',"
Asian Week. February 22, 2001
Dong, Stella. "Chinese Characters: Writers from China's Diaspora."
South China Morning Post, Hong Kong. June 5, 2005.
Fehr, Catherine. "Biography Shortens 'China Doll' Image."
Sacramento Union. November 22, 1981.
Fowler, Carol. "Amerasian Credited with Three Books."
Contra Costa Times. September 25, 1983.
Gok, Forrest. "Ruthanne Lum McCunn: a Commitment to Historical Truth."
East Wind. Spring/Summer 1986.
Hamilton, Mildred. "Revealing Rich History of Chinese-Americans."
San Francisco Examiner. December 8, 1985.
Hong, Terry. "Modern Girls."
A Magazine. October/November 2000
Hong, Terry. "Ruthanne Lum McCunn: Writer, Teacher."
Notable Asian Americans. Gale Research, 1995.
Huff, Jeanne. "Thousand Pieces of Gold, revisited."
The Idaho Statesman, September 14, 2004.
Keller, Nora Cobb. "McCunn Won't be Boxed in by Definitions."
Honolulu Star Bulletin. July 26, 1993.
Mercantonio, Pat. "Chinese Roots."
The Times-News, September 15, 2004
Minor, Denise. "Author Ruthanne Lum McCunn Recovering from Accident."
Noe Valley Voice. October 1995.
Parkinson, Nicola. "Ruthanne: Eurasian and Proud of it."
South China Morning Post, Hong Kong. March 4, 1983.
Ronch, Ronn. "With a Writer's Multiple Viewpoint."
Honolulu Advertiser. July 21, 1983.
Raskin, Jonah. "McCunn Gives Voices to the Unheard."
Santa Rosa Press Democrat. June 4, 1995.
Seto, Mary. "An Interview with Author Ruthanne Lum McCunn."
Sampan, Boston. January 1982.
Stein, Ruthe. "Inside Look at Growing Up As an Outsider."
San Francisco Chronicle. September 21, 1983.
Stix, Harriet. "Author Leads, Writes about a Double Life."
Los Angeles Times. September 25, 1983.
(Unknown.) "Amerasian Author Draws on Both Cultures in Producing Her Books."
East/West. March 7, 1984.
(Unknown.) "Hoi may Become Pure Americana."
Associated Press. November, 1984.
(Unknown.) "How Lalu Became Polly--and Helped Build America."
South China Morning Post, hong Kong December 3, 1981.
Villamor, Erlinda. "Story about Chinese Seaman's Survival is Metaphor for Life."
Ashbury Park Press. November 3, 1985.
Wright, Becky. "Remembering Gold in a Chinese-American Heritage."
Santa Cruz City on a Hill. March 3, 1983.
Yun, Lisa. "Archives of Biography and HIstory in the God of Luck: A Conversation with Ruthanne Lum McCunn"
Journal of Chinese Overseas, Vol 5, Issue 1 (2009)

Articles About Thousand Pieces of Gold the Movie
Chu, Janet H. "Film and Multiculturalism: Erasing Race in Nancy Kelly's
'Thousand Pieces of Gold.' "
Changing Representations of Minorities East and West.
Edited by Larry E. Smith and John Rieder,
College of Languages, Linguistics and Literature.
Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii, 1996.
Donnelly, Kathleen. "A Heroine in 1800s Idaho: An Indomitable Spirit Inspires
Book and Movie."
San Jose Mercury News. July 7, 1991
Hesford, Walter. "Thousand Pieces of Gold:Competing Fictions in the
Representations of Chinese-American Experience."
Western American Literature. Vol. XXXI, No. 1, Spring 1996.

Articles About WOODEN FISH SONGS: A Concert Reading
Clarey, Kathey. "It was Tough Work, But Author Finally Made the Cut."
The Fresno Bee. January 31, 1997.
Eng, Christina. " 'Fish Songs" Goes from the Page to the Stage."
The Oakland Tribune. February 10, 1997.
(Unknown.) "An Immigrant's Story: Author McCunn Brings her Fiction to the Stage."
The Santa Cruz Sentinel. May 9, 1997.
(Unknown.) "Don't Even Utter 'Break a Leg!' to Wooden Fish Song Author."
The Hanford Sentinel. February 6, 1997.