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The Resource Chinese Cinderella

Chinese Cinderella

Label
Chinese Cinderella
Title
Chinese Cinderella
Statement of responsibility
Adeline Yen Mah
Title variation
Mystery of the Song dynasty painting
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
More than 800,000 copies in print! From the author of critically acclaimed and bestselling memoir Falling Leaves, this is a poignant and moving true account of her childhood, growing up as an unloved daughter in 1940s China.A Chinese proverb says, "Falling leaves return to their roots." In her own courageous voice, Adeline Yen Mah returns to her roots to tell the story of her painful childhood and her ultimate triumph in the face of despair. Adeline's affluent, powerful family considers her bad luck after her mother dies giving birth to her, and life does not get any easier when her father remarries. Adeline and her siblings are subjected to the disdain of her stepmother, while her stepbrother and stepsister are spoiled with gifts and attention. Although Adeline wins prizes at school, they are not enough to compensate for what she really yearns for — the love and understanding of her family. Like the classic Cinderella story, this powerful memoir is a moving story of resilience and hope. Includes an Author's Note, a 6-page photo insert, a historical note, and the Chinese text of the original Chinese Cinderella.A PW BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR AN ALA-YALSA BEST BOOK FOR YOUNG ADULTS "One of the most inspiring books I have ever read." –The Guardian
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Summary
Following a fall in the Shanghai market, Chinese Cinderella is whisked away to Grandma Wu's house to recover. As she lapses in and out of consciousness, she is haunted by vivid dreams that seem strange - yet somehow familiar - to her. A tale of slavery and friendship, wealth, poverty and an arranged marriage begins
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348340
Cataloging source
QGCCL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1937-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mah, Adeline Yen
Dewey number
813.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Series statement
Chinese Cinderella
Series volume
0002
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  • Biography & Autobiography
  • Young Adult Nonfiction
Target audience
adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the mystery of the Song dynasty painting
Label
Chinese Cinderella
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:a2709215-a22c-41a5-accc-25412b7ed103
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780307482808
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Chinese Cinderella
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:a2709215-a22c-41a5-accc-25412b7ed103
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780307482808
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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