Ti Mary Bamford

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Published: December 14th 2014

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138 pages


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Ti  by  Mary Bamford

Ti by Mary Bamford
December 14th 2014 | Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 138 pages | ISBN: | 4.62 Mb

• This e-book is illustrated as per original publication.• It contains 45 drawings,• The images have been re-sized, digitally enhanced and optimized for a Kindle.• A new table of contents with links to individual chapters has been added by aMore• This e-book is illustrated as per original publication.• It contains 45 drawings,• The images have been re-sized, digitally enhanced and optimized for a Kindle.• A new table of contents with links to individual chapters has been added by a publisher.An excerpt from the beginning of CHAPTER I.:IT WAS low tide.

Ti sat on a board at the end of the net-drying platform, and looked out beyond the mud flats of the bay. He could see his fathers junk far on the water. The junk had been away down the bay to San Francisco, and now was coming back, bringing a load of salt to be used in curing shrimps. Thousands of shrimps were caught and dried every year at this isolated California Chinese fishing-village where Ti lived.There were large plank floors on which the shrimps were dried. Tons of shrimps were shipped across the ocean to China yearly.His uncle, Lum Lee, hurried past to get some wood to be used as fuel in some of the processes of curing shrimps.

As he ran by, he looked at Ti and observed that if the boy should fall off the board at the end of the net-drying platform, he would land in the mud-flat underneath.Do not fall, he called out in Chinese...



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