"A riveting memoir of a girl's painful coming-of-age in a wealthy Chinese family during the 1940s.
A Chinese proverb says, "Falling leaves return to their roots." In "Chinese Cinderella, Adeline Yen Mah returns to her roots to tell the story of her painful childhood and her ultimate triumph and courage in the face of despair. Adeline's affluent, powerful family considers her bad luck after her mother dies giving birth to her. Life does not get any easier when her father remarries. She and her siblings are subjected to the disdain of her stepmother, while her stepbrother and stepsister are spoiled. Although Adeline wins prizes at school, they are not enough to compensate for what she really yearns for -- the love and understanding of her family.
Following the success of the critically acclaimed adult bestseller "Falling Leaves, this memoir is a moving telling of the classic Cinderella story, with Adeline Yen Mah providing her own courageous voice.
About the Author :
Adeline Yen Mah has contributed to Chinese Cinderella: The True Story of an Unwanted Daughter as an author. Adeline Yen Mah is the author of "Chinese Cinderella: The True Story of an Unwanted Daughter, " an ALA Best Book for Young Readers and a "Publishers Weekly" Best Book. Her other books include the "New York Times" best-seller" Falling Leaves: The Memoir of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter; A Thousand Pieces of Gold: A Memoir of China's Past Through Its Proverbs;" and "Watching the Tree: A Chinese Daughter Reflects on Happiness, Traditions, and Spiritual Wisdom." Millions of readers worldwide celebrate the way Ms. Mah conveys the power of the human spirit in her writings.
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|Title:||Chinese Cinderella: The True Story of an Unwanted Daughter||Publisher:||Laurel Leaf Library|
|Author:||Adeline Yen Mah|
|Edition:||Mass Market Paperbound|
|No. of Pages:||224|
|Binding:||Mass Market Paperbound|
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