Shadows and Secrets

Grandpa Chin F. Foin, described as “the richest Chinaman in this country’s midwest,” went to work every morning donning a white starched shirt with a black bowtie, a black tuxedo and shiny black patent leather shoes. After gulping down a raw egg taken fresh from under the hen in the backyard of his mansion, his chauffeur would drive him to his fancy Chicago restaurant, the Mandarin Inn, where he oversaw…

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