On Gold Mountain - Chapters 13 - 16 Summary & Analysis

Lisa See
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Chapter 13 opens to Fong See, nearly 80, living prosperously in China while Fong Yun runs the business. In 1937, Japan invades China, and Fong See brings his and Fong Yun’s families to Los Angeles. He leaves behind his fourth wife, Si Ping, and Ngun Fa, Fong Yun’s concubine. Fong Yun’s older sons try business but fail. Fong Yun opens a store in China City in 1938.

Dragon’s Den continues to do well. Sissee, unmarried but dating Gilbert Leong, spends most of her time with Ticie, who, even after all these years, still loves Fong See. Ticie becomes an alcoholic and neglects her responsibilities. Ted, Stella’s ten-year-old brother, comes to live with Eddy and Stella when Stella’s mother is institutionalized. Stella misdirects her internal anger over Eddy’s affair on Ted and her son Richard. Eddy ends the affair.

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