The Distant Land of My Father - Shanghai, Acrobats and Vinegar, pgs. 25-51 Summary & Analysis

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Shanghai, Acrobats and Vinegar, pgs. 25-51 Summary and Analysis

Anna, who can't read Chinese, asks her father to explain the words on the world globe to her. He explains the designations on the globe to her. He identifies Japan which is trying to take over China. He tells her that no matter what Japan does, they will be safe in the International Settlement.

Anna tires of drawing maps and begins to explore the contents of the closet. She finds a cache of Japanese yen. He tells her that he uses the money for arbitrage which is part of his business. He gives her coins in exchange for the yen note she is holding and tells her that she can shop on the way home. Joseph places the money belt in the safe. While he is doing this, she finds another...

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