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Denise Chong
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"Had he been at home in the village with two wives, Chan Sam would have been the envy of every man; there was not another man in Chang Gar Bin with such a household. But here in Chinatown, he couldn't repress a nagging feeling that he was a man wronged." Chapter 3, Page 31

"To the patrons, she was the tiny waitress, the one with the fair skin, bright eyes and the dangling jade-and-gold earrings. To the Wongs, she was ever punctual, polite and soft-spoken, someone who minded her own business and never complained about the long hours and hard work, who was never mad at anybody." Chapter 4, Page 57

"For them, it had come down to swallowing the shame of going home poor or going home dead, their bones dug up and cleaned from the grave and crated for the last boat ride home." Chapter 4, Page 62

"Just as her sacrifice...

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