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Life and Death in Shanghai Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part II: Chapter 10, My Brother's Confession Summary

Nien Cheng
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Part II: Chapter 10, My Brother's Confession Summary and Analysis

Summer arrives and Cheng welcomes the warmer weather. Her interrogations resume during the rainy season. During one of her interrogations, they accuse Cheng of taking a picture in front of an enemy flag. Cheng vehemently denies this possibility, but they tell her that her own brother has agreed with the statement, saying that the picture was taken right after their mother's funeral.

After she denies this statement and they cannot prove it, they move on to another strategy for confession.

Years later, Cheng will confront her brother about this statement and his betrayal of her while she was in the Detention House. He tells her that the interrogators had said it so many times that he could not actually remember whether they had or not, but after awhile thought they must be right. She is...

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