Chinese Cinderella : The Secret Story of an Unwanted Daughter

Chinese Cinderella : The Secret Story of an Unwanted Daughter

By: Adeline Yen Mah

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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. About the author: 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.

Title: Chinese Cinderella : The Secret Story of an Unwanted Daughter

Author Name: Adeline Yen Mah

Categories: Memoirs, Social Discrimination and Inequality,

Publisher: Australia, Penguin: 1999

ISBN Number: 0141304871

ISBN Number 13: 9780141304878

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: New

Type: Book

Size: 19.7 x 13.0 x 1.9 cm

Kg: 0.24 Kg

Seller ID: 9780141304878

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