Adeline Yen Mah

About Adeline Yen Mah

Birth Day: November 30, 1937
Birth Place: Tianjin, China

Adeline Yen Mah

Adeline Yen Mah was born on November 30, 1937 in Tianjin, China. Famous for her 1997 memoir Falling Leaves: Return to their Roots, this writer and medical doctor also penned a second bestselling autobiographical work, Chinese Cinderella: The Secret Story of an Unwanted Daughter (1999), which details the abuse she suffered as a child.
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Popular As Adeline Yen Mah
Occupation Memoirist
Age 86 years old
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Born November 30, 1937 (Tianjin, China)
Birthday November 30
Town/City Tianjin, China
Nationality China

🌙 Zodiac

Adeline Yen Mah’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius. According to astrologers, Sagittarius is curious and energetic, it is one of the biggest travelers among all zodiac signs. Their open mind and philosophical view motivates them to wander around the world in search of the meaning of life. Sagittarius is extrovert, optimistic and enthusiastic, and likes changes. Sagittarius-born are able to transform their thoughts into concrete actions and they will do anything to achieve their goals.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Adeline Yen Mah was born in the Year of the Ox. Another of the powerful Chinese Zodiac signs, the Ox is steadfast, solid, a goal-oriented leader, detail-oriented, hard-working, stubborn, serious and introverted but can feel lonely and insecure. Takes comfort in friends and family and is a reliable, protective and strong companion. Compatible with Snake or Rooster.

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About

Famous for her 1997 memoir Falling Leaves: Return to their Roots, this Writer and medical Doctor also penned a second bestselling autobiographical work, Chinese Cinderella: The Secret Story of an Unwanted Daughter (1999), which details the abuse she suffered as a child.

Before Fame

She left her native China in the early 1950s to attend the London Hospital Medical School and subsequently opened a medical practice in the United States.

Trivia

Falling leaves details her love for the only family members who cared for her well-being: Aunt Baba (her father's sister) and Ye Ye (her great aunt). Her other literary works include the young adult novel Chinese Cinderella and the Secret Dragon Society (2003) and the Chinese philosophy-themed work Watching the Tree (2001).

Family Life

She and her siblings Lydia, Gregory, Edgar, and James are the children of Joseph Yen and Ren Yong-ping. With her first husband, Byron Bai-lun Soon, Mah has a son named Roger. Her second marriage, to Robert A. Mah, produced a daughter named Ann.

Associated With

She and fellow Chinese Memoirist Ji-li Jiang published their popular debut works just one year apart.

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