Falling Leaves: True Story of an un [Audiobook] download free by Adeline Yen Mah

Falling Leaves: True Story of an un Audiobook download free by Adeline Yen Mah
  • Listen audiobook: Falling Leaves: True Story of an un
  • Author: Adeline Yen Mah
  • Release date: 2002/3/15
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780767903578
  • Rating: 8.54 of 10
  • Votes: 438
  • Review by: Preston Will
  • Review rating: 9.67 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/5
  • Duration: 3H50M45S in 256 kbps (60.8 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-22
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: TTA, AIFF, WAV, WMA, MPEG4, MP3, MPC, FLAC (compression AZW4, LZO, RZ, RAR, CBZ, ZIP)
  • Total pages original book: 304
  • Includes a PDF summary of 24 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 17M46S (4.8 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: The emotionally wrenching yet ultimately uplifting memoir of a Chinese woman struggling to win the love and acceptance of her family. Born in 1937 in a port city a thousand miles north of Shanghai, Adeline Yen Mah was the youngest child of an affluent Chinese family who enjoyed rare privileges during a time of political and cultural upheaval. But wealth and position could not shield Adeline from a childhood of appalling emotional abuse at the hands of a cruel and manipulative stepmother. Determined to survive through her enduring faith in family unity, Adeline struggled for independence as she moved from Hong Kong to England and eventually to the United States to become a physician and writer. A compelling, painful, and ultimately triumphant story of a girl's journey into adulthood, Adeline's story is a testament to the most basic of human needs: acceptance, love, and understanding. With a powerful voice that speaks of the harsh realities of growing up female in a family and society that kept girls in emotional chains, Falling Leaves is a work of heartfelt intimacy and a rare authentic portrait of twentieth-century China. 'Riveting. A marvel of memory. Poignant proof of the human will to endure.' -Amy Tan
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Biography: General, Memoirs, Asian History
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 14.95 USD
  • Dimensions: 134.62x203.71x20.57mm
  • Weight: 258.55g
  • Printed by: Broadway Books (A Division of Bantam Doubleday Del
  • Published in: New York, United States

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