Falling Leaves: The True Story of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter - Study Guide Chapters 14 - 19 Summary & Analysis

Adeline Yen Mah
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In chapter fourteen, many of the Chinese she knows are ordered back to China. Among those is a man who'd sought her attentions. Years pass before she learns that he'd been accused of having "ulterior motives" for being willing to help the people of his home country and commits suicide rather than confess to these crimes. Though her relationship with Karl continues to be secret, she is unable to form any other attachments. She eventually decides that in order to leave the impossible relationship behind, she has to leave the country, She does so in 1963, returning to Hong Kong with her degree complete.

In chapter fifteen, Adeline had talked to Professor McFadden, a man she'd met while working on her degree, who is now at Hong Kong University Medical School. He offers her a position on his staff with room, board and a...

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