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Mah, Adeline Yen 1937-

Overview
Works: 65 works in 405 publications in 17 languages and 11,796 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  History  Autobiographies  Young adult works  Spy fiction  Historical fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Readers (Publications) 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction
Classifications: PZ7.B934, FIC
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Chinese Cinderella and the Secret Dragon Society by Adeline Yen Mah( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Japanese occupation of parts of China, twelve-year-old Ye Xian is thrown out of her father's and stepmother's home, joins a martial arts group, and tries to help her aunt and the Americans in their struggle against the Japanese invaders. Includes historical notes
China : land of dragons and emperors by Adeline Yen Mah( Book )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of China over the last two thousand years looks at how many of the ancient beliefs still impact life today and how many of the everyday products used today throughout the world began in China
A thousand pieces of gold : my discovery of China's character in its proverbs by Adeline Yen Mah( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author uses proverbs to paint a portrait of the history and culture of China, revealing the historical events and personalities behind the proverbs, as well as assessing their relevance and influence in modern life
Watching the tree : a Chinese daughter reflects on happiness, tradition, and spiritual wisdom by Adeline Yen Mah( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and Thai and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author "brings together the many influneces on her life as a child of the East and as a student and adult in the West [as she] ... illuminates major aspects of Chinese customs and culture while weaving in stories of personal struggle and triumph throughout her life."--Jacket
Along the river : a Chinese Cinderella novel by Adeline Yen Mah( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bestselling Chinese American author Adeline Yen Mah weaves her authentic accounts of life in China into an absorbing novel about a Chinese girl and her vision of a previous life. After a fall, CC is whisked away to a hospital. As she drifts in and out of consciousness, she is haunted by vivid dreams that seem strange'yet somehow familiar. Thus begins CC's emotional journey back to a privileged life lived eight hundred years ago during the Song dynasty. CC is the daughter of a wealthy and influential man, but she finds herself drawn to a poor orphan boy with a startling ability to capture the beauty of the natural world. As the relationship between these two young people deepens, the transforming power of art and romantic love comes into conflict with the immovable rules of Chinese society. This stunning fantasy adventure novel, inspired by China's most famous painting, Along the River at the Qing Ming Festival, tells the story of a friendship both tender and bold. CC's remarkable journey reminds readers that though time moves on, art and love endure. From the Hardcover edition
Chinese Cinderella : the true story of an unwanted daughter by Adeline Yen Mah( Book )

21 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and French and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A riveting memoir of a girl's painful coming-of-age in a wealthy Chinese family during the 1940s. A Chinese proverb says, "Falling leaves return to their roots." In Chinese Cinderella, Adeline Yen Mah returns to her roots to tell the story of her painful childhood and her ultimate triumph and courage in the face of despair. Adeline's affluent, powerful family considers her bad luck after her mother dies giving birth to her. Life does not get any easier when her father remarries. She and her siblings are subjected to the disdain of her stepmother, while her stepbrother and stepsister are spoiled. 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. Following the success of the critically acclaimed adult bestseller Falling Leaves, this memoir is a moving telling of the classic Cinderella story, with Adeline Yen Mah providing her own courageous voice. Includes 6-page photo insert. From the Hardcover edition
Watching the tree : a Chinese daughter reflects on happiness, spiritual beliefs and universal wisdom by Adeline Yen Mah( Book )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author of Falling Leaves gives a personal interpretation of Chinese wisdom and beliefs
One written word is worth a thousand pieces of gold = [Yi zi qian jin] by Adeline Yen Mah( Book )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A personal account and lively history of 1st-century China, from when most Chinese proverbs are drawn, when a scholar's conversation would be studded with appropriate sayings, and a man's status in society would be defined by his use and knowledge of proverbs. Much of this is still true today
Falling leaves : the true story of an unwanted Chinese daughter by Adeline Yen Mah( Book )

52 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an unwanted Chinese daughter growing up during the Communist Revolution, blamed for her mother's death, ignored by her millionaire father and unwanted by her Eurasian step mother. A story of greed, hatred and jealousy; a domestic dramas played against the extraordinary political events in China and Hong Kong. Written with the emotional force of a novel but with a vividness drawn from a personal and political background. "Falling leaves" has become a surprise bestseller all over the world. (Payot.ch)
Shou zhu = Watching the tree by Adeline Yen Mah( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in German and Chinese and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Falling leaves by Susan Harmes( Book )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book is the life story and family history of Adeline Yen Mah. Adeline was born in China at a time of great change and trouble. At the same time, she suffered terrible unkindness from the members of her own family. Falling Leaves is a story of pain and fear, but also of hope as Adeline fights for her independence."--Cover
Falling leaves by Susan Harmes( Book )

17 editions published in 2001 in 3 languages and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading level: 4 [red]
Luo ye gui gen by Adeline Yen Mah( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in Chinese and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thousand pieces of gold : a memoir of China's past through its proverbs by Adeline Yen Mah( Book )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Book )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De zeer rijke Sara uit India zit op een kostschool in Engeland. Als er na het overlijden van haar vader geen geld meer is, verandert haar leven drastisch. Voorlezen vanaf ca. 7 jaar, zelf lezen vanaf ca. 9 jaar
Las hojas que caen : memorias de una hija rechazada by Adeline Yen Mah( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"La fortaleza de espíritu de una mujer y las adversidades que le presenta el destino se entrelazan en una novela emocionante y conmovedora. Adeline es la quinta hija de una familia acomodada de la China de los años treinta. Con la muerte de su madre tras nacer ella y el nuevo matrimonio de su padre, comenzarán los abusos de una madrastra que la condenará a un plano relegado y doloroso. Ante la violencia que se le opone, lejos de de doblegarse, emprenderá el camino de la superación. Por ello logrará esudiar en Inglaterra y posteriormente emigrar a Estados Unidos, donde su vida experimentará una profunda transformación. Aportando toda la fuerza y sinceridad que sólo una historia vivida en propia carne puede ofrecer, Adeline Yen Mah aborda el último paso de su liberación a través de la escritura de unas memorias tan desgarradoras como apasionantes, en las que no cabe la rendición." - EntreLectores.com
Chinese Cinderella : the true story of an unwanted daughter by Adeline Yen Mah( Recording )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the turbulent political times and the collision of East and West in 1930's China, this autobiography describes the complexities of Adeline Yen Mah's relationships with her stepmother and siblings, and the trauma of her parents' deaths
Chinese Cinderella by Adeline Yen Mah( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chinese Cinderella is an autobiography for children based on the bestselling Falling Leaves by Adeline Yen Mah. Jung-ling's family considers her bad luck because her mother died giving birth to her. They discriminate against her and make her feel unwanted yet she yearns and continuously strives for her parents' love. Her stepmother is vindictive and cruel and her father dismissive. Jung-ling grows up to be an academic child, with a natural ability for writing. Only her aunt and grandfather offer her any love and kindness. The story is of survival in the light of the mental and physical cruelty of her stepmother and the disloyalty of her siblings. Jung-ling blossoms in spite of everything and the story ends as her father agrees to let her study in England. This is a reissue in the 'A Puffin Book' series of Puffin children's modern classics
A thousand pieces of gold : growing up through Chinas's proverbs by Adeline Yen Mah( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Het boek van Ye Ye : een dochter van China over geluk, traditie en spirituele wijsheid by Adeline Yen Mah( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in Dutch and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inleiding voor westerlingen in de Chinese religies en cultuur
 
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Chinese Cinderella and the Secret Dragon Society
Alternative Names
Adeline Yen Mah Amerikaans auteur

Adeline Yen Mah chinesisch-amerikanische Schriftstellerin

Aderin Gen Ba

Gen, Kunrei.

Gen, Kunrei, 1937-

Ien, Chenrin

Ien, Chunrin

Ma Ien, Chunrin

Ma Yan, Junling.

Ma Yan, Junling 1937-

Ma Yen, Chün-ling.

Ma Yen, Chün-ling 1937-

Ma Yen, Chüng-ling 1937-

Mah Adeline Yen

Mah Adeline Yen 1937-....

Mah Yen, Junling 1937-

Yan, Junling.

Yan, Junling 1937-

Yen, Chün-ling.

Yen, Chün-ling 1937-

Yen Mah, Adeline

Yen Mah, Adeline 1937-

ין מה, אדלין

アデリン ゲン バ

アデリン厳馬

イエン, チェンリン

イエン, チュンリン

ゲン, クンレイ, 1937-

マー, アデリン・イェン

マー イエン, チュンリン

厳, 君玲

嚴君玲 1937-

馬厳, 君玲

马严君玲

馬嚴君玲 1937-

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China : land of dragons and emperorsA thousand pieces of gold : my discovery of China's character in its proverbsWatching the tree : a Chinese daughter reflects on happiness, tradition, and spiritual wisdomAlong the river : a Chinese Cinderella novelChinese Cinderella : the true story of an unwanted daughterWatching the tree : a Chinese daughter reflects on happiness, spiritual beliefs and universal wisdomOne written word is worth a thousand pieces of gold = [Yi zi qian jin]Falling leaves : the true story of an unwanted Chinese daughter