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The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Family's Century of Art and Loss Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 35, 36 and 37 Summary

Edmund de Waal
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Chapters 35, 36 and 37 Summary and Analysis

Chapter 35: Jiro

Edmund visited Tokyo and stayed with Jiro. Iggie had died in 1994. Edmund looked through albums of family photos that had been salvaged from the Palais. He and Jiro discussed Edmund efforts in discovering his family's history and the history of the netsuke collection owned by his family.

Chapter 36: An Astrolabe, A Menzula, A Globe

Edmund and his youngest brother, Thomas, traveled to Odessa where the Ephrussi family had its beginnings. Together they explored the old neighborhoods that were their familial roots. They walked along the Primorsky Boulevard that stretches on either side of the famous Potemkin Steps. There are 192 steps with ten landings. By design, when a visitor looks up he sees only steps and looking down, only landings. They located the Ephrussi bank and the family home next door. It was where Viktor was born. The house was dilapidated but...

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