The Concubine's Children: Portrait of a Family Divided - Chapters 11 through 13 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 11 through 13 Summary and Analysis

In chapter eleven, land reforms were implemented in China so that many of the people lose most of their property. Chan Sam worried that a letter he received from China was a forgery. May-ying and Hing didn't communicate for four years until May-ying returned with Gok-leng. One day Hing received word from her mother that Gok-leng had run away and became a ward of children's services. May-ying eventually moved in with John and Hing but it was obvious that she drank too much and May-ying kept her in a tight budget in an effort to curtail the drinking. May-ying moved in with Chan Sam. The fact that Communism was in power in China prompted a new slant on letters between Chan Sam and his Chinese family, typically spouting the Communist rhetoric that would keep the Chinese family out of...

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