Larry Feign’s new novel, The Flower Boat Girl, tells the strange but true tale of pirate queen Chang Yat Sou. illustration: Mario Rivera
Larry Feign’s new novel, The Flower Boat Girl, tells the strange but true tale of pirate queen Chang Yat Sou. illustration: Mario Rivera

The Flower Boat Girl tells the story of Cheng Yat Sou, who rose from sexual slavery to pirate royalty

  • Writer and cartoonist Larry Feign’s new novel, The Flower Boat Girl, tells the stranger-than-fiction story of the pirate queen, punctuated by ripe Cantonese profanity
  • But for all her achievements, she was largely written out of history because of her gender and the fact she was an Asian pirate

Larry Feign’s new novel, The Flower Boat Girl, tells the strange but true tale of pirate queen Chang Yat Sou. illustration: Mario Rivera
Larry Feign’s new novel, The Flower Boat Girl, tells the strange but true tale of pirate queen Chang Yat Sou. illustration: Mario Rivera
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