Gold Boy, Emerald Girl: Stories - Prison Summary & Analysis

Yiyun Li
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Prison Summary

Yilan's daughter died in a car accident after the family made the move to America to make a better life for her. Yilan feels without purpose with her daughter gone. One night Yilan asks her husband what he thinks about them adopting a child. Yilan's husband, Luo, shoots this idea down completely. However, a short time later her asks Yilan how she would feel if they have a child of their own. Yilan suggests that Luo take a new, younger wife to give him a new child. Luo says that he wants to remain with her and have a child that is theirs through a surrogate. Luo tells her that they can go to China where he has friends who can help. Luo was a doctor in China and still has a great many friends there. Surrogacy is illegal in China, but many...

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