Hawaii - Chapter 6, The Golden Men Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 6, The Golden Men Summary

"In 1946, when Nyuk Tsin was ninety-nine years old, a group of sociologists in Hawaii were perfecting a concept whose vague outlines had occupied them for some years, and quietly among themselves they suggested than in Hawaii a new type of man was being developed. He was a man influenced by both the west and the east, a man at home in either the business councils of New York or the philosophical retreats of Kyoto, a man wholly modern and American yet in tune with the ancient and the Oriental. The name they invented for him was the Golden Man" (Chap. 6, p. 891). In 1946, Hoxworth Hale, a leader in the Fort and the head of Hoxworth & Hale, is suffering from the death of his son and the decline of his wife. He is totally consumed in the running of Hoxworth & Hale. Hong Kong...

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