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Story of Lee

Ernie Yap

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A historical narrative of Lee, John Steinbecks Chinese cook in East of Eden- and Chinatown, San Francisco in the 19th century. The tale traverses both China and America in their most turbulent centuries- each wrestling with a national identityMoreA historical narrative of Lee, John Steinbecks Chinese cook in East of Eden- and Chinatown, San Francisco in the 19th century. The tale traverses both China and America in their most turbulent centuries- each wrestling with a national identity against the appearance of ‘foreigners’ on their shores. You will be reading about the life of an ‘English-speaking Chinaman’- his travails within an infant but violent Chinatown, his survival in a hostile land with bilingualism as his only weapon, and a torrid forbidden love affair.Lee was a man whose time was not ready for him. This site is dedicated to his story