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Falling Leaves Return to Their Roots

Adeline YenMah


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PUBLISHED: 26th September 2010
ISBN: 9780141047089
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A story of an unwanted Chinese daughter growing up during the Communist Revolution, blamed for her mother's death, ignored by her millionaire father and unwanted by her Eurasian step mother. It is a story of greed, hatred and jealousy; a domestic drama that is played against the extraordinary political events in China and Hong Kong.
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  • Paperback
    $20.46
PUBLISHED: 26th September 2010
ISBN: 9780141047089
ANNOTATION:
A story of an unwanted Chinese daughter growing up during the Communist Revolution, blamed for her mother's death, ignored by her millionaire father and unwanted by her Eurasian step mother. It is a story of greed, hatred and jealousy; a domestic drama that is played against the extraordinary political events in China and Hong Kong.

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A story of an unwanted Chinese daughter growing up during the Communist Revolution, blamed for her mother's death, ignored by her millionaire father and unwanted by her Eurasian step mother. It is a story of greed, hatred and jealousy; a domestic drama that is played against the extraordinary political events in China and Hong Kong.

Publisher Description

The True Story of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter The story of an unwanted Chinese daughter growing up during the Communist Revolution, blamed for her mother's death, ignored by her millionaire father and unwanted by her Eurasian step mother. A story of greed, hatred and jealousy; a domestic drama is played against the extraordinary political events in China and Hong Kong. Written with the emotional force of a novel but with a vividness drawn from a personal and political background, Falling Leaves has been an enduring bestseller all over the world.

Author Biography

Thought to bring bad luck because her mother died giving birth to her, Adeline Yen Mah was discriminated against by her family all her life. Falling Leaves is both the moving story of how she survived that rejection and an enthralling saga of a Chinese family, from the time of the foreign concessions to the rise of Communist China and the commercial boom of Hong Kong.

Product Details

Author
Adeline YenMah
Year
2010
ISBN-10
0141047089
ISBN-13
9780141047089
Media
Book
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Subtitle
The True Story of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Language
English
Edition
2nd
Pages
288
Publication Date
2010-09-26
Format
Paperback
Short Title
Falling Leaves
Audience
General/Trade
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