The Joy Luck Club: A Novel

byAmy TanIllustratorJessica Hische

April 23, 2014|
The Joy Luck Club: A Novel by Amy Tan
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The Joy Luck Club is one of my favorite books. From the moment I first started reading it, I knew it was going to be incredible. For me, it was one of those once-in-a-lifetime reading experiences that you cherish forever. It inspired me as a writer and still remains hugely inspirational.” —Kevin Kwan, author of Crazy Rich Asians

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T is for Tan. In 1949 four Chinese women, recent immigrants to San Francisco, begin meeting to eat dim sum, play mahjong, and talk. United in shared unspeakable loss and hope, they call themselves the Joy Luck Club. With wit and sensitivity, Amy Tan examines the sometimes painful, often tender, and always deep connection between these four women and their American-born daughters. As each woman reveals her secrets, trying to unravel the truth about her life, the strings become more tangled, more entwined.
AMY TAN is the author of The Joy Luck Club, The Kitchen God’s Wife, The Hundred Secret Senses, The Bonesetter''s Daughter, and Saving Fish from Drowning, all New York Times bestsellers. She has published two children’s books, The Moon Lady and The Chinese Siamese Cat and a memoir, The Opposite of Fate. She was the co- produ...
Title:The Joy Luck Club: A Novel
Product dimensions:352 pages, 7.8 X 5.4 X 1.1 in
Shipping dimensions:352 pages, 7.8 X 5.4 X 1.1 in
Published:April 23, 2014
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780143124849

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