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Falling Leaves - The True Story of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter

By: Adeline Yen Mah

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin Books: 1997

Seller ID: 239349

ISBN: 0140265988

Condition: Very Good Condition


Born in 1937 in a port city a thousand miles north of Shanghai, Adeline Yen Mah was the youngest child of an affluent Chinese family who enjoyed rare privileges during a time of political and cultural upheaval. But wealth and position could not shield Adeline from a childhood of appalling emotional abuse at the hands of a cruel and manipulative Eurasian stepmother. Determined to survive through her enduring faith in family unity, Adeline struggled for independence as she moved from Hong Kong to England and eventually to the United States to become a physician and writer. A compelling, painful,... View more info

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Watching The Tree: A Chinese Daughter Reflects on Happiness, Spiritual Beliefs an Universal Wisdom

By: Adeline Yen Mah

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Great Britain, HarperCollins: 2000

Seller ID: 243028

ISBN: 0002570998

Condition: Good Condition


Author of bestselling Falling Leaves weaves together for the same audience her own personal experiences with the best of Chinese philosophy. Adeline Yen Mah, whose autobiography, Falling Leaves, is an international bestseller, here interweaves her own experiences with her views on Chinese thought and wisdom to create an illuminating and highly personal guide for Western readers. Adeline Yen Mah was born in Tianjin, and through the conversations and wisdom of her grandfather and aunt learnt a great deal of traditional Chinese thought, history and religion. Through her father's second marriage, ... View more info

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Watching The Tree: A Chinese Daughter Reflects on Happiness, Spiritual Beliefs an Universal Wisdom

By: Adeline Yen Mah

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Great Britain, HarperCollins: 2000

Seller ID: 233272

ISBN: 0002570998

Condition: Very Good Condition


Author of bestselling Falling Leaves weaves together for the same audience her own personal experiences with the best of Chinese philosophy. Adeline Yen Mah, whose autobiography, Falling Leaves, is an international bestseller, here interweaves her own experiences with her views on Chinese thought and wisdom to create an illuminating and highly personal guide for Western readers. Adeline Yen Mah was born in Tianjin, and through the conversations and wisdom of her grandfather and aunt learnt a great deal of traditional Chinese thought, history and religion. Through her father's second marriage, ... View more info