Keywords: bonesetters little girl summary LuLing: Ruth's mom. She immigrated to USA from China through her sister, Gao Ling. She shows how her life experienced transformed through her writings in part 2. She actually is very emotional persona who is in love with and functions passionately Ruth: LuLing's daughter (of course). As her mom loses ram, she becomes more considerate about LuLing, and looks for her ram instead. This eventually helps Ruth increase mature and find her own personal information. Theme Finding Identity Through looking mother's background, Ruth realizes the background of her immigrant mom. This eventually accumulates Ruth's maturity and her identity as a Chinese language Woman. Chapter Notes Part 1 Chapter 1 Ruth Young lost her beliefs on August 12th for eight years. It just happened first at Art's house in SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA.