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Falling Leaves: The Memoir of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter

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4 out of 5
Based on 8,366 Ratings and 1,473 Reviews

Book Description
Snow White's stepmother looks like a pussycat compared to the monster under which Adeline Yen Mah suffered. The author's memoir of life in mainland China and--after the 1949 revolution--Hong Kong is a gruesome chronicle of nonstop emotional abuse from her wealthy father and his beautiful, cruel second wife. Chinese proverbs scattered throughout the text pithily covey the traditional world vi... More
Book Information
PublisherBroadway
BindingPaperback (22 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages304
ISBN-100767903579
ISBN-13978-0767903578
Publication Date04/06/1999
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About Adeline Yen Mah (Author) : Adeline Yen Mah is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Adeline Yen Mah include Chinese Cinderella and the Secret Dragon Society.
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