Women of the Silk - Chapter 13 Summary & Analysis

Gail Tsukiyama
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Chapter 13 Summary

Although Lin's mother had greeted her frostily, the same could not be said about her brothers. Following Lin's visit to Canton, her brother, Ho Yung, wrote to her regularly. He had taken a job in the trade business and traveled to many exciting places He shared tales of his adventures in his letters to Lin. Lin then shared them with her friends in the sisterhood. This brought them some amusement at the end of their working days. This time he had sent not just a letter but also a phonograph. The girls tried dancing to the loud music played by the peculiar machine. It occasioned much laughter. Another source of enjoyment were the New Year festivities. Almost all of China's commerce shut down, including the silk factories, for a week surrounding the holiday. Thus the employees received a vacation from their daily duties...

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