Table of Content

Contents

 Page

Foreword i x
Preface x i
Acknowledgements x v
PART ONE 1
Introduction 1
Kaifeng, China – 1872 5
Chapter 1: Blue-Cap Hui Hui 7
Chapter 2 : To Shanghai 27
Toronto, Canada – 2012 49
Chapter 3: Revelation 51
Chapter 4: Searching the Past 65
Nanchang, China – 1872–1927 91
Chapter 5: Nanchang 93
Chapter 6: On Her Own 109
Chapter 7: Inner Conflict 115
Chapter 8: Gande in Ascendancy 121
Chapter 9: SOCONY 131
Chapter 10: A Western Mansion 137
Chapter 11: A Salt License 143
Chapter 12: A Knock on the Door 157
Toronto, Canada – 2012 165
Chapter 13: A Project 167
PART TWO
Introduction 171
Shanghai, China – 1927–1945 179
Chapter 14: Carefree Days 181
Chapter 15: Destiny Dictates 193
Chapter 16: Marriage & Family 211
Chapter 17: Striking Out on His Own 225
Chapter 18: The World at War 237
Toronto, Canada – 2012 255
Chapter 19: Recollections 257
Chapter 20: Sassoon and Hardoon 287
Kaifeng, Shanghai, and New York City – 2012 301
Chapter 21: Kaifeng 303
Chapter 22: Uncle Charles 327
Chapter 23: Interlude 339
TORONTO – 2013 347
Chapter 24: Welcome-Home Noodles 349
Chronology of Chinese History 361
Chronology of Events Relevant to This Book 363
Notes 370
Chinese Usage and Glossary 388
Bibliography 392