Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Watching the Tree by Adeline Yen Mah

Adeline Yen Mah, whose autobiography Falling Leaves is an international bestseller, here interweaves her own experiences with her views on Chinese thought and wisdom to create an illuminating and highly personal guide for Western readers. Adeline Yen Mah was born in Tianjin, and through the conversations and wisdom of her grandfather and aunt learnt a great deal of traditional Chinese thought, history and religion. Through her father's second marriage, to a Eurasian woman, and their subsequent move to Hong Kong, she learnt more about the Chinese attitudes to business and to family, and the strength of the Chinese in exile. Since living in London and California, Adeline Yen Mah has studied Chinese thought, looking at both the strengths and weaknesses which it gives those who follow it and now, in Watching the Tree, she takes us on a journey through the Chinese language, religions and history, using both Chinese proverbs and her own experiences, to bring to us an understanding of the richness of China and the ways that we can take and use some of the wisdom for ourselves in the West.

Buy Watching the Tree by Adeline Yen Mah from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780006531548
ISBN-10: 0006531547
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 16mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publish Date: 3-Sep-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Book Reviews - Watching the Tree by Adeline Yen Mah

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Watching the Tree book by Adeline Yen Mah and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Author Biography - Adeline Yen Mah

Adeline Yen Mah was born in Shanghai, studied in London, and now works and lives in California. She is married with two children.

Customers Also Bought

Boomerang Books customers who bought Watching the Tree by Adeline Yen Mah also bought the following titles:

Books By Adeline Yen Mah

Chinese Cinderella by Adeline Yen Mah
Paperback, July 2015
Along the River by Adeline Yen Mah
Paperback, April 2012
Little Princess by Adeline Yen Mah
Hardback, April 2012
China by Adeline Yen Mah
Paperback, June 2011