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Chinese Cinderella

Chinese Cinderella

Author: Adeline Yen Mah
Series: Chinese Cinderella Ser.
$26.00(NZD)  inc GST
Available Stock: 1
Description
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.
Author description

Adeline Yen Mah lives in California after growing up in Tianjin and Shanghai, in China, Hong Kong and England. She studied medicine but gave up her career as a physician to become a full-time writer. After the death of her stepmother, she felt compelled to write her story and the result, FALLING LEAVES, has become an international best-seller.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9780141304878
  • : penguin random house
  • : Penguin Books
  • : September 1999
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 17mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Adeline Yen Mah
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : 951/.05/092
  • : From 11 To 99
  • : 256
  • : map, ports.