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Falling leaves

Author: Adeline Yen Mah; Jan Oxenbould
Publisher: Burwood, N.S.W. : Royal Blind Society Audio Books, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on Cassette : Cassette recording : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The autobiography of a Chinese woman growing up, unwanted, in a wealthy Shanghai family, in the midst of political turmoil. Beaten by her siblings, harshly treated by her stepmother and finally sent away to school, this is a true story of neglect. Yet it is written with the suspense and emotional force of a novel, set against a backdrop of collision between the East and West and, in the eloquence of its telling and  Read more...
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Named Person: Adeline Yen Mah; Adeline Yen Mah
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Adeline Yen Mah; Jan Oxenbould
ISBN: 1864820861 9781864820867
OCLC Number: 222601637
Notes: Container note: This audio book is for the use of readers with print disabilities. No unauthorised copying, broadcasting or public performance is permitted.
Performer(s): Narrated by Jan Oxenbould.
Description: 8 sound cassettes : 1 7/8 ips, 2 track, mono., stereo., Dolby processed ; in container.
Responsibility: Adeline Yen Mah ; narrated by Jan Oxenbould.

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The autobiography of a Chinese woman growing up, unwanted, in a wealthy Shanghai family, in the midst of political turmoil. Beaten by her siblings, harshly treated by her stepmother and finally sent away to school, this is a true story of neglect. Yet it is written with the suspense and emotional force of a novel, set against a backdrop of collision between the East and West and, in the eloquence of its telling and the dignity of its indomitable protagonist, is finally uplifting.

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