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Chinese Cinderella

Adeline Yen Mah


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PUBLISHED: 2nd September 1999
ISBN: 9780141304878
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Jung-ling's family considers her bad luck because her mother died giving birth to her. They discriminate against her and make her feel unwanted yet she yearns and continuously strives for her parents' love. Her stepmother is vindictive and cruel and her father dismissive. Jung-ling blossoms in spite of everything.
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  • Paperback
    $14.39
PUBLISHED: 2nd September 1999
ISBN: 9780141304878
ANNOTATION:
Jung-ling's family considers her bad luck because her mother died giving birth to her. They discriminate against her and make her feel unwanted yet she yearns and continuously strives for her parents' love. Her stepmother is vindictive and cruel and her father dismissive. Jung-ling blossoms in spite of everything.

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Jung-ling's family considers her bad luck because her mother died giving birth to her. They discriminate against her and make her feel unwanted yet she yearns and continuously strives for her parents' love. Her stepmother is vindictive and cruel and her father dismissive. Jung-ling blossoms in spite of everything.

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Jung-ling's family considers her bad luck because her mother died giving birth to her. They discriminate against her and make her feel unwanted yet she yearns and continuously strives for her parents' love. Her stepmother is vindictive and cruel andher father dismissive. Jung-ling grows up to be an academic child, with a natural ability for writing. Only her aunt and grandfather offer her any love and kindness. The story is of survival in the light of the mental and physical cruelty of her stepmother and the disloyalty of her siblings. Jung-ling blossoms in spite of everything and the story ends as her father agrees to let her study in England.

Author Biography

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.

Product Details

Author
Adeline Yen Mah
Pages
256
Year
1999
ISBN-10
0141304871
ISBN-13
9780141304878
Format
Paperback
Subtitle
The Secret Story of an Unwanted Daughter
Media
Book
Series
Chinese Cinderella
Short Title
CHINESE CINDERELLA
Language
English
Illustrations
map, ports.
Residence
Huntington Beach, CA, US
Audience Age
9
Publication Date
1999-08-02
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Country of Publication
United Kingdom

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17 Aug, 2017
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