Ebook Ý Finding Samuel Lowe å 288 pages Download · Paula williams madison

Ebook Finding Samuel Lowe

Ebook Ý Finding Samuel Lowe å 288 pages Download · Paula williams madison ✓ Spanning four generations and moving between New York Jamaica and China a powerful memoir that is a universal story of one woman’s search for her maternal grandfather and the key to her self identityThanksNgers Paula eventually pieced together the full story of her grandfather’s life following his story from China to Jamaica and back and connecting with 300 surprised relatives who were overjoyed to meet herFinding Samuel Lowe is a remarkable journey about one woman’s path to self discovery It is a story about love and devotion that transcends time and race and a beautiful reflection of the power of family and the interconnectedness of our worldFinding Samuel Lowe includes a 16 page black and white photo insert and photos in the tex I mean you can't make this up The author was the child of a ChineseJamaican mother and a Jamaican father Her maternal grandfather left Jamaica after taking a Chinese bride leaving Paula's mother behind

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T daughter Bereft Nell left Jamaica for New York to start a new life But her Asian features set her apart from her Harlem neighbors and even her own children a difference that contributed to her feeling of loneliness and loss which she instilled in her only daughter PaulaYears later with a successful corporate career behind her and the arrival of her only grandchild raising uestions about family and legacy Paula decided to search for Samuel Lowe’s descendants in China With the support of her brothers and the help of encouraging stra I enjoyed the descriptions of Jamaican and Chinese culture and how they intersect as well as similar descriptions of immigrants in Harlem The story of how the research was accomplished which led ultimately to the big family reunion had interesting parts but never to me felt like a coherent story A lot of the book was about people I didn't know often with nothing to make their lives relevant to mine To make it worse there was no family tree diagram to refresh my memory of who everyone was And Samuel Lowe had a lot of descendants and wife and mistresses to keep track of A chapter near the end tells of Roosevelt Williams Paula's husband whose attitude to the reunion initially was I'm only doing this because I love you but who found a place once people were freely lubricated with Moutai a sorghum whiskey My attitude paralleled Roosevelt's except without the love or the liuor

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Finding Samuel LoweSpanning four generations and moving between New York Jamaica and China a powerful memoir that is a universal story of one woman’s search for her maternal grandfather and the key to her self identityThanks to her spiteful jealous Jamaican mother Nell Vera Lowe was cut off from her Chinese father Samuel when she was just a baby after he announced he was taking a Chinese bride By the time Nell was old enough to travel to her father’s shop in St Ann’s Bay he’d taken his family back to China never learning what became of his eldes Loved it Fascinating Looking for her grandfather who left her mother when she was three made trips from Jamaica to China and finally settled there She researched interviewed and met with relatives until she uncovered many stories