Chinese Cinderella: The Secret Story of an Unwanted Daughter

by Adeline Yen Mah | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 9780141304878 Global Overview for this book
Registered by stephjb of Torquay, Devon United Kingdom on 10/5/2013
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Journal Entry 1 by stephjb from Torquay, Devon United Kingdom on Saturday, October 05, 2013
An interesting glimpse into the life of a Chinese girl from a wealthy family living in Tianjin and Shanghai in the 1940s. The book is a Puffin and intended for a younger audience so does not go into great depth about the political and social situation in China at the time although there is an overview at the end. It is more concerned with scenes from Adeline's early life with which older children could identify. The book was very quick to read and has inspired me to look out for the 'adult' version of Adeline's autobiography, Falling Leaves.

Journal Entry 2 by stephjb at Hampden Park in Eastbourne, East Sussex United Kingdom on Sunday, October 06, 2013

Released 7 yrs ago (10/6/2013 UTC) at Hampden Park in Eastbourne, East Sussex United Kingdom


Hampden Park. On Norma and Arthur Harding's bench, by the duck pond.

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