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Contents

 

CHAPTER ONE

From WuJiang 吳江 to Shanghai 上海

A Creative Family
Impression of a Bloody Hand
My Eldest Uncle
Dancing on Clouds
From Shanghai to Hollywood
Tragedy on the Honeymoon
My Other Aunts and Cousins
1A Photos

CHAPTER TWO

From Shanghai to Tientsin 天津
My Father’s Career
HaiChing Carpet 海京地毯工廠
My Mother’s Family
Musical Pets
Small World
2A Photos

CHAPTER THREE

From Tientsin to Hong Kong 香港
Shanghai 1937 -1939
My First Exposure to Espionage
Hong Kong 1939 - 1941
Union Pharmaceutical Company Ltd
My Cousin Cornelia
Pearl Harbor 1941
Unexploded Bomb
The Fall of Hong Kong
Under the Japanese Occupation
Escape from Hong Kong
From Hong Kong to Chungking 重慶 
A Six Months Journey
Seventy-two Hairpins 七十二彎
Chungking Days
Monopoly
Dancing in the Dark
Ink Pistol
From Chungking to Calcutta
Lend-Lease Act  
Over the Hump
3A Photos

CHAPTER FOUR

From Calcutta to New York
Hairy Crab 大閘蟹
Darjeeling
Days in Calcutta
On the Way to Cairo
Christmas Eve 1945
From Cairo to New York 1946
Fight on Board
4A Photos

CHAPTER FIVE

From New York to Detroit
Arriving New York, February 2, 1946
Early Days in New York
My Training as a Professional
Golden Years in Detroit 1950 – 1955
Racial Discrimination
Lessons in Marketing
The Civil War in China
The Displaced Persons Act
My First Visit to Taiwan 1954

Working for the Two Fords

5A Photos

CHAPTER SIX

Life as a Professional in New York
Design and Politics
My First Credit
Four-six Four-six
Wedding Date
Lethal Weapon, the Magnifying Glass
Creative Federalism
Midnight Gun Shot
Taroko Gorge
ICSID
Helen’s Wedding
Some Other Design Projects
Steve Limpe’s Wedding
6A Photos

CHAPTER SEVEN

Taipei, Hong Kong and Singapore
Euco and Eupoc
Two Summer Lectures in Hong Kong
Calling Cards
Home Visits to Taipei
Around the World in Thirty Years

Mental Telepathic 他心通
Tea with Madame

7A Photos

CHAPTER EIGHT

My Second Career
Micrographics
International Microfilm Congress 
Remote Copier
Encounter with Yakuza 
First Mutual Fund in Taiwan
From Packaging System to Paxar
Life in Hong Kong
Hong Kong Beyond Shopping 
1997 Change Over
Distributorship in Review
Preparing for the Unknown
8A Photos

CHAPTER NINE

Days of Traveling for Pleasure
Chinese New Years Trips
Food Trips
Cruises
To China

9A Photos

CHAPTER TEN

On Retirement
Some Found Recollections                                                
The Bridge Family  
Y2K
The Retrenchment of Coleman Group of Companies
Post Retirement in Hong Kong
The Future Descendents of the YANG Clan

10A Photos

 

APPENDIX

FAMILY TREES

YANG FAMILY TREE

TONG FAMILY TREE