The Question and Answer section for Chinese Cinderella is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
We learn that Adeline's mother died two weeks after she was born due to complications of childbirth, and that Aunt Baba is her closest relative and caregiver.
Chinese Cinderella is a story of perseverance, of the idea that a "single positive dream is more important than a thousand negative realities." Adeline Yen shows an unnatural resilience throughout her story, a level of composure unbelievable for a...
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