The Bonesetter's Daughter: A Novel

January 29, 2002|
The Bonesetter's Daughter: A Novel by Amy Tan
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The Bonesetter’s Daughter dramatically chronicles the tortured, devoted relationship between LuLing Young and her daughter Ruth. . . . A strong novel, filled with idiosyncratic, sympathetic characters, haunting images, historical complexity, significant contemporary themes, and suspenseful mystery.”
Los Angeles Times

“TAN AT HER BEST . . . Rich and hauntingly forlorn . . . The writing is so exacting and unique in its detail.”
San Francisco Chronicle

“For Tan, the true keeper of memory is language, and so the novel is layered with stories that have been written down–by mothers for their daughters, passing along secrets that cannot be said out loud but must not be forgotten.”
The New York Times Book Review

“AMY TAN [HAS] DONE IT AGAIN. . . . The Bonesetter’s Daughter tells a compelling tale of family relationships; it layers and stirs themes of secrets, ambiguous meanings, cultural complexity and self-identity; and it resonates with metaphor and symbol.”
The Denver Post
Amy Tan is the author of The Joy Luck Club, The Kitchen God’s Wife, The Hundred Secret Senses, and two children’s books, The Moon Lady and The Chinese Siamese Cat, which has been adapted as Sagwa, a PBS series for children. Tan was also the co-producer and co-screenwriter of the film version of The Joy Luck Club, and her es...
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Title:The Bonesetter's Daughter: A Novel
Format:Mass Market Paperback
Product dimensions:416 pages, 6.82 X 4.17 X 1.04 in
Shipping dimensions:416 pages, 6.82 X 4.17 X 1.04 in
Published:January 29, 2002
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780804114981

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