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A Daughter of Han; the Autobiography of a Chinese Working Woman Chapter Summary & Analysis - Book Three, Pages 175-248 Summary

Lao Toai-Toai Ning
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Book Three, Pages 175-248 Summary and Analysis

In "Cheefoo, 1911-1921," Lao says that her daughter, who had been good while her father lived, "turns bad" after his death and the desertion of her husband, wearing her hair in a way that is "lewd" and sassing her mother when Lao objects. Lao takes her family to Cheefoo and gets a job at a Missionary House as an amah. All three of the children contract smallpox. She then goes to work for at the school where the children are being educated where she sews for the children. Lao and Mantze then part ways and Lao says she is happy to be living with her son. When her daughter gives birth to another child, a girl, Lao doesn't go see her. The child dies later and Lao believes it to be a good thing. She and her daughter later...

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