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The Joy Luck Club

A Novel

The Joy Luck Club( )
Author: Tan, Amy
ISBN:978-0-8041-0630-6
Publication Date:Apr 1990
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Imprint:Ivy Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $7.99
Book Description:

"Brilliant....Each story is a fascinating vignette, and together they they weave the reader through a world where the Moon Lady can grant any wish, where a child, promised in marriage at two and delivered at 12, can, with cunning, free herself; where a rich man's concubine secures her daughter's future by killing herself, and where a woman can live on, knowing she has lost her entire life." WASHINGTON POST BOOK WORLD A stunning literary achievement, THE JOY LUCK CLUB explores the...
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Book Details
Pages:352
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Family Life / General
Fiction / Friendship
Fiction / Asian American
Fiction / Psychological
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):4.18 x 6.84 x 0.92 Inches
Book Weight:0.368 Pounds
Author Biography
Tan, Amy (Author)
Amy Tan was born on February 19, 1952 in Oakland, California. She received B.A. degrees in English and linguistics and a master's degree in linguistics from San Jose State University. She worked as a freelance business writer, but eventually turned to fiction. Her first book, The Joy Luck Club, won the Commonwealth Gold Award and was adapted into a feature film in 1994. Her other novels include The Kitchen God's Wife, The Hundred Secret Senses, The Bonesetter's Daughter, Saving Fish from Drowning, and The Valley of Amazement. She is also the author of a memoir entitled The Opposite of Fate and two children's books entitled The Moon Lady and Sagwa, The Chinese Siamese Cat.

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