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Fosston Public Library TAN (Text) 33500012731550 Main Available -
Moorhead Public Library TAN (Text) 33500012731543 Main Checked out 12/01/2020

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  • ISBN: 9780143038092
  • ISBN: 0399134204 :
  • ISBN: 9780399134203
  • Physical Description: 288 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Putnam's, c1989.

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In 1949, four Chinese women--drawn together by the shadow of their past--begin meeting in San Francisco to play mah jong, invest in stocks and "say" stories. They call their gathering the Joy Luck Club--and forge a relationship that binds them for more than three decades.
Author Notes

Amy Tan is the author of The Joy Luck Club, The Kitchen God&;s Wife, The Hundred Secret Senses, The Bonesetter&;s Daughter, The Opposite of Fate: Memories of a Writing Life, Saving Fish from Drowning, The Valley of Amazement, Where the Past Begins: Memory and Imagination, and two children&;s books, The Moon Lady and The Chinese Siamese Cat, which was adapted into a PBS television series. Tan was also a coproducer and coscreenwriter of the film version of The Joy Luck Club and was librettist for the opera version of The Bonesetter&;s Daughter. Her essays and stories have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies, and her work has been translated into thirty-five languages. She lives with her husband in San Francisco and New York.

Amy Tan is the author of The Joy Luck Club, The Kitchen God’s Wife, The Hundred Secret Senses, The Bonesetter’s Daughter, The Opposite of Fate: Memories of a Writing Life, Saving Fish from Drowning, The Valley of Amazement, Where the Past Begins: Memory and Imagination, and two children’s books, The Moon Lady and The Chinese Siamese Cat, which was adapted into a PBS television series. Tan was also a coproducer and coscreenwriter of the film version of The Joy Luck Club and was librettist for the opera version of The Bonesetter’s Daughter. Her essays and stories have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies, and her work has been translated into thirty-five languages. She lives with her husband in San Francisco and New York.

Subject: San Francisco Calif.
Women > Societies and clubs > Fiction.
Asian Americans > Fiction.
Chinese Americans > Fiction.
Mother and child > Fiction.
Mothers > Death > Fiction.
Reminiscing in old age > Fiction.
Loss (Psychology) > Fiction.
Female friendship > Fiction.
San Francisco (Calif.) > Fiction.
Mothers and daughters > United States > Fiction.
Asian Americans.
Chinese Americans.
Female friendship.
Loss (Psychology)
Mother and child.
Mothers and daughters.
Mothers > Death.
Reminiscing in old age.
Women > Societies and clubs.
California > San Francisco.
United States.
Chinesin
Mutter
Tochter
Littérature américaine > Auteurs d'origine chinoise.
Literature, Modern > United States.
Asian Americans.
Mother-Child Relations.
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Belletristische Darstellung.
Domestic fiction.
Fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Domestic fiction.
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