Chinese Cinderella

  • by Adeline Yen Mah
  • Narrated by Felice Yeh
  • 6 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

An ALA Best Book for Young Adults and a Publishers Weekly Best Book, Chinese Cinderella is the story of author Adeline Yen Mah’s childhood. Adeline is just three days old when her mother dies. She is blamed for the death and considered bad luck. For years, she tries to please her family, wanting only acceptance and love, but often facing rejection. Finally, after discovering literature, she is given the chance to succeed.

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Excellent book

Where does Chinese Cinderella rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

One of the best Audiable books I have purchased. My boom club really enjoyed discussing the courage this girl showed


What other book might you compare Chinese Cinderella to and why?

Not sure


What about Felice Yeh’s performance did you like?

That she never gave up trying under terribly cruel situations.


Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

It made me feel stronger and realize how fortunate I am. It made cry.


Any additional comments?

A great book for an English teacher at high school level to teach from. A must read for schools not sure

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- Dee Dee D Blair

must be for children

I didn't see anything to tell me this was for children, but it must be. The narration is like reading to a 3 year old and the story is nothing new.
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- danni

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-15-2011
  • Publisher: Recorded Books