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Author Madison, Paula Williams, author.

Title Finding Samuel Lowe : China, Jamaica, Harlem / Paula Williams Madison. [Axis 360 electronic resource]

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York, NY : Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (257 pages) : illustrations (some color)
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Contents Dreams of my grandfather -- Mothers and daughters -- Where love begins -- Growing up Williams -- Searching for Samuel Lowe -- Prosperity, family, education -- Samuel Lowe's twentieth century -- My three-thousand-year-old family : reunited at last -- Dreams of my grandfather.
Summary "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.
Chronicles the author's search for her maternal grandfather and her own self-identity, following her grandfather's journey from China to Jamaica and back, as she pieces together the full story of his life.
Subject Madison, Paula Williams -- Family.
Madison, Paula Williams. (OCoLC)fst01986804
Racially mixed people -- United States -- Race identity.
Racially mixed people -- United States -- Biography.
African American women -- Race identity.
Hakka (Chinese people) -- Jamaica.
Racially mixed people -- Race identity -- United States.
African American women -- Race identity. (OCoLC)fst00799463
Families. (OCoLC)fst01728849
Hakka (Chinese people) (OCoLC)fst00950498
Racially mixed people. (OCoLC)fst01086595
Racially mixed people -- Race identity. (OCoLC)fst01086601
Jamaica. (OCoLC)fst01211575
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre Electronic books.
Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
Other Form: Electronic reproduction of (manifestation): Madison, Paula Williams. Finding Samuel Lowe New York, NY : Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2015] 9780062331632 (NjBwBT)bl2015015488 (OCoLC)883146092
ISBN 9780062331656 : $17.49
0062331655 : $17.49
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