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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781587212727
  • Publisher: AuthorHouse
  • Publication date: 8/28/2000
  • Pages: 280
  • Sales rank: 0

Table of Contents

A Note to Readers ix
Chapter 1 Sour Plum Juice and "Bloody Saturday" 1
Chapter 2 Settling in (Sort of) at Peach Blossom Lane 17
Chapter 3 War Between the Concubines Over-Shadows Real War 31
Chapter 4 Tomb-Sweeping Day for Grandfather Yuen 49
Chapter 5 Daddy, King of, or Slave to His Multi-Family Domain? 69
Chapter 6 The Foreign Devils Made us Do it! 89
Chapter 7 The British are Leaving--Hip, Hip, Hooray! 107
Chapter 8 "Moon Goddess" Euphoria Turns to Fear After Pearl Harbor 127
Chapter 9 Rocks N'Rice: the War Rages on 147
Chapter 10 Mother Passes on to Join Her Ancestors 165
Chapter 11 Number One Concubine Rules the Roost--When Daddy's Not Around! 185
Chapter 12 The War Ends-Here Come the Americans! 201
Chapter 13 Double Trouble in North China-Double Happiness at Home 219
Chapter 14 A Concubine's Lament and it's off to Ireland! 241
Epilogue 263
Index of Romanized Chinese Names and Places Appearing in this Book 265
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