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Left behind in China by her father, who has gone to North America to find work, Choon-yi has made her living by selling her paintings in the market. When her father writes one day and asks her to join him, she joyously sets off, only to discover that he has been killed. Choon-yi sees the railway and the giant train engines that her father died for, and she is filled with an urge to paint them. But her work disappoints her until a ghostly presence beckons her to board the train where she meets the ghosts of the men who died building the railway. She is able to give them peace by returning their bones to China where they were born.
About: The story of a young Chinese girl arriving in North America only to discover that her father has died building the railway, and how she finds a way through her grief.
About: A Chinese peasant girl, Choon-yi, is visited by the ghost of her father, who tells her to paint the 'fire car' that rides the rails he helped build, and her painting comes alive to transport home the souls of the laborers who died while building the railway.
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