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Author Mah's Book
Chinese Cinderella is a heartbreaking, story of a young Chinese girl who is disgraced and unwanted all her life by her own family. It is a sad memoir of Adeline Yen Mah's own childhood, growing up in the 1940s and 1950s and entering her struggle for acceptance from the time she was born to the age of fourteen. This is a story about how Adeline is ignored and considered bad luck by her family when her mother dies giving birth to her. When her rich dad r...
Falling Leaves: the True Story of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter
Born in Tianjin (a port city a thousand miles north of Shanghai) in 1937, Adeline was the fifth child, but her mother died of complications after giving birth. Her father remarried a beautiful, imperious, and spoiled woman of half-Chinese, half-French heritage who proceeded to turn him into an unfeeling brute as well as make the children's life a hell. She had two children of her own but was just as inconsistent and mean-spirited with them as with her st...
Adeline Yen Mah Message Board 5/29/2009 5:44:14 PM
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