Finding Samuel Lowe

Finding Samuel Lowe

China, Jamaica, Harlem

Book - 2015
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"This powerful debut tells the story of Paula Williams Madison's Chinese grandfather, Samuel Lowe. He became romantically involved with a Jamaican woman, Paula's grandmother, and they lived together modestly with their daughter in his Kingston dry goods store, Chiney Shop. In 1920 his Chinese soon-to-be wife arrived to set up a "proper" family. When he requested to take his three-year-old daughter with him, Paula's jealous grandmother made sure that Lowe never saw his child again. That began an almost one-hundred-year break in their family."--publsher.
Publisher: New York, NY : Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, c2015.
ISBN: 9780062331632
Characteristics: x, 275 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm.


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