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    • Chinese Cinderella

    • The True Story of an Unwanted Daughter
    • By: Adeline Yen Mah
    • Narrated by: Felice Yeh
    • Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 105
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 88
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 85

    An ALA Best Book for Young Adults and a Publishers Weekly Best Book, Chinese Cinderella is the story of author Adeline Yen Mah’s childhood. Adeline is just three days old when her mother dies. She is blamed for the death and considered bad luck. For years, she tries to please her family, wanting only acceptance and love, but often facing rejection. Finally, after discovering literature, she is given the chance to succeed.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful story and inspirational telling

    • By Juan Enrique Toro on 11-11-18

    Regular price: $19.99

    • Chinese Cinderella

    • By: Adeline Yen Mah
    • Narrated by: Adeline Yen Mah
    • Length: 6 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    A Chinese proverb says, "Falling leaves return to their roots." In Chinese Cinderella, Adeline Yen Mah returns to her roots to tell the story of her painful childhood and her ultimate triumph and courage in the face of despair. Adeline's affluent, powerful family considers her bad luck after her mother dies giving birth to her. Life does not get any easier when her father remarries. She and her siblings are subjected to the disdain of her stepmother, while her stepbrother and stepsister are spoiled.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Chinese cinderella

    • By PaulV in Sydney on 04-20-15

    Regular price: $18.65