Falling Leaves Return to Their Roots

Falling Leaves Return to Their Roots

The True Story of An Unwanted Chinese Daughter = Luo Ye Gui Gen

Book - 1999
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Baker & Taylor
The author describes her difficult childhood and the psychological abuse by her stepmother

Blackwell North Amer
Adeline Yen Mah was born in 1937 in Tianjin, a port city one thousand miles north of Shanghai. She was the fifth and youngest child of an affluent family. Her grand aunt - in an unprecedented achievement - had founded the Shanghai Women's Bank in 1924, and her father was a revered businessman whose reputation for turning iron into gold began when he started his own firm at the age of nineteen. Yet wealth and position could not shield young Adeline from a childhood of appalling emotional abuse at the hands of her own family.

Publisher: Thorndike, Me. : Thorndike Press, 1999.
ISBN: 9780786219148
0786219149
Branch Call Number: Lt 920 MAH, A.
Characteristics: 437 p. (large print) ; 22 cm.

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