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Life and Death in Shanghai Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part III: Chapter 14, The Search for the Truth Summary

Nien Cheng
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Part III: Chapter 14, The Search for the Truth Summary and Analysis

Cheng begins to have nightmares about Meiping every night. In order to visit the place where Meiping died without raising suspicion, she starts to walk every day. Each day, she increases her walk more and more until finally she is gone for at least two hours. Once they are a habit and A-yi stops making comments about them, she takes a bus to the spot where Meiping died. She wants to see the area for herself. Doing some research, she asks one of the women who live nearby about an actress who committed suicide there and finds out that there had been scaffolding around the building at the time of Meiping's death and a suicide would have been impossible. Only a murder could have occurred.

A family moves in downstairs named...

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