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Sui Sin Far is the pseudonym for Edith Maude Eaton.

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Sui Sin Far is the pseudonym for Edith Maude Eaton. The daughter of an English father and a Chinese mother, Eaton emigrated with her parents to the United States when she was a child. Her family eventually settled in Montreal Canada. Eaton spent much of her adult life in the United States traveling between Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Seattle. During this time, she observed the prejudice against Chinese Americans in North American and wrote a number of stories and essays for North American periodicals on this subject. Although she wished to write full time, she was forced to support herself as a stenographer. Her sister Winnifred Babcock also became a writer adopting the persona of a Japanese Eurasian and writing under the pseudonym Onoto Watanna.
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Sui Sin Far is the pseudonym for Edith Maude Eaton.

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