The Girl Who Wrote in Silk - Chapters 7 – 12 Summary & Analysis

Kelli Estes
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In Chapter 7, it is Thursday, March 4, 1886 in East Sound, Orcas Island, Washington Territory. Joseph explains that anti-Chinese sentiments are currently high, and finding a place to live or work in Orcas or the surrounding area will be difficult. Port Townsend is a place where anti-Chinese feelings are not as strong. Joseph decides to travel there as he does each month, but this time with Mei Lien posing as his Chinese servant boy. Joseph’s friend, Captain Herbert Beecher, recommend going to see the Baron to secure papers for Mei Lien. Port Townsend is busy and bustling. As Mei Lien travels around with Joseph, she thinks about how he is all she has, and how she cannot let him out of her life. They head to the Baron’s store where Joseph seeks to secure papers for Mei Lien. Rumor spreads of a body found...

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