Yuanyuan Zhang, a beauty from Shanghai, was unfortunately compelled to go street-walking and became a strip-teaser in Toronto.
She even got involved with the gangsters in prostitution and drug-trafficking. By sheer chance, she encountered Lai, Wenxiong, a student from Taiwan, who tried to rescue her from her sufferings. Although they had emotionally touching love for each other, she could not resist the fatal disease AIDS. Brutally savaged by the gangsters, she eventually ended her young life in Niagara Falls.
In a true and meticulous style, the author reveals and analyses the female protagonist’s spiritual growth in her life of thirty years. Probing into the various circumstances in which the degraded women embark onto a blind alley, the author attempts to make people reflect on the trend for immigration.