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Where the Past Begins

A Writer's Memoir

Where the Past Begins( )
Author: Tan, Amy
ISBN:978-0-06-268819-4
Publication Date:Oct 2017
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:HarperLuxe
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $28.99
Book Description:

From New York Times bestselling author Amy Tan, a memoir about finding meaning in life through acts of creativity and imagination

In Where the Past Begins, bestselling author of The Joy Luck Club and The Valley of Amazement Amy Tan reveals the ways that our memories and personal experiences can inform our creative work. Drawing on her vivid impressions of her upbringing, Tan investigates the truths and inspirations behind her writing while...
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Book Details
Pages:576
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / American / Asian American
Biography & Autobiography / Literary Figures
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.152 Inches
Book Weight:1.318 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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