When We Were Orphans - Chapter 17 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 17 Summary

Christopher goes about the next morning as if he were not leaving that afternoon for Macao. He feels this is the only conscientious thing to do. As he is finishing his lunch, he is summoned to the phone. It is Inspector Kung, who remembers something important about the house. He remembers that the house is directly across from the house of a man called Yeh Chen, who is blind. Christopher thanks him for this information, but he has no plans to pursue the lead. He packs and waits for the driver in his room. At half past three, the driver comes and takes him away.

It turns out that this driver knows of a blind actor by the name of Yeh Chen and knows where he lives. They drive through confusing little alleys until they arrive at the phonograph store, where Sarah is waiting for him. Christopher...

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