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The Joy Luck Club,9780679727682

The Joy Luck Club

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Edition:
Revised
ISBN13:

9780679727682

ISBN10:
067972768X
Format:
Trade Paper
Pub. Date:
9/1/1991
Publisher(s):
Vintage
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Summary

This widely acclaimed bestseller spans two countries and two generations, following a group of Chinese women who meet to play mah jong, invest money and tell the secret stories of their lives. They call their gathering the Joy Luck Club.

Author Biography

Amy Tan was born in Oakland, California, in 1952, two and a half years after her parents immigrated to the United States. Though her parents anticipated she would become a neurosurgeon by trade and a concert pianist by hobby, she instead became a consultant to programs for disabled children, and later a free-lance writer. She visited China for the first time in 1987 and found it was just as her mother said: "As soon as my feet touched China, I became Chinese." She lives in San Francisco with her husband

Table of Contents

FEATHERS FROM A THOUSAND LI AWAY
The Joy Luck Club
19(23)
Jing-Mei Woo
Scar
42(7)
An-Mei Hsu
The Red Candle
49(18)
Lindo Jong
The Moon Lady
67(22)
Ying-Ying St. Clair
THE TWENTY-SIX MALIGNANT GATES
Rules of the Game
89(13)
Waverly Jong
The Voice from the Wall
102(14)
Lena St. Clair
Half and Half
116(16)
Rose Hsu Jordan
Two Kinds
132(17)
Jing-Mei Woo
AMERICAN TRANSLATION
Rice Husband
149(17)
Lena St. Clair
Four Directions
166(19)
Waverly Jong
Without Wood
185(12)
Rose Hsu Jordan
Best Quality
197(18)
Jing-Mei Woo
QUEEN MOTHER OF THE WESTERN SKIES
Magpies
215(27)
An-Mei Hsu
Waiting Between the Trees
242(11)
Ying-Ying St. Clair
Double Face
253(14)
Lindo Jong
A Pair of Tickets
267
Jing-Mei Woo


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