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Chinese Cinderella: The Secret Story of an Unwanted Daughter

Chinese Cinderella: The Secret Story of an Unwanted Daughter (Paperback, Abridged edition)

By Yen Mah, Adeline

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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-li...ng 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.
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ISBN 9780141304878
Released NZ 2 Aug 1999
Publisher Penguin
Format Paperback, Abridged edition
Series Chinese Cinderella
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ISBN-13 9780141304878
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Puffin
Released 2 Aug 1999
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, Abridged edition
Edition Abridged edition
Author(s) By Yen Mah, Adeline
Series Chinese Cinderella
Category History
True Stories (Of Endurance and Survival)
True Stories Of Endurance & Survival
Australian
Number of Pages 256
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 16mm
Dewey Code 951.05092
Weight 181g
Interest Age 9-11 years
Reading Age 9-11 years
Library of Congress Stepdaughters, China, Biography, Juvenile literature
NBS Text Reference & Home Learning
ONIX Text Children/juvenile

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