Sunday, September 30, 2007

"God of Luck"

Ruthanne Lum McCunn is the author of the classic Thousand Pieces of Gold, which has sold over two hundred thousand copies, as well as the novels The Moon Pearl and Wooden Fish Songs.

She applied the Page 69 Test to her new book, God of Luck, and reported the following:
Perhaps because 6 and 9 are lucky numbers, page 69 is pivotal: Ah Lung, who has been kidnapped from his village in southern China, is being forced into the between-decks of the devil-ship that will carry him and his fellow captives across the Pacific for labor in Peru. Can Ah Lung and his fellow captives yet overcome the armed devils? How?

Before Ah Lung was stolen from his home, he shared a passionate relationship with his wife Bo See, and she is as determined to find her husband and restore him to their bed as he is to escape and return to her. Missing from page 69 is her voice, their passion and devotion to each other — and the role luck plays in their struggles from opposite sides of the world to reunite.

But, then, that’s the reason God of Luck has 236 pages, not one!
Learn more about the novel and its author at Ruthanne Lum McCunn's website.

Visit the complete list of books in the Page 69 Test Series.

--Marshal Zeringue