Amy Tan: Weaver of Asian-American Tales

Amy Tan: Weaver of Asian-American Tales

by Ann Angel

Hardcover(Library Binding)



Amy Tan is a best-selling novelist and perhaps the most famous Asian-American author today. While her work usually focuses on relationships between immigrant mothers from China and their American-born daughters, Tan's work has a mass appeal that cuts across lines of both culture and gender. Her novel The Joy Luck Club is one of the most well-known and appreciated works by a contemporary Asian-American author.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780766029620
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 02/01/2009
Series: Authors Teens Love Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 11 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

1 The Sleepy Therapist 7

2 From China to the United States 12

3 Finding Stories in The Joy Luck Club 30

4 The Kitchen God's Wife 41

5 A Band of Bookmakers 49

6 The Hundred Secret Senses 55

7 Bittersweet Success 61

8 The Bonesetter's Daughter 67

9 Saving Fish From Drowning 76

10 What Next? 84

In Her Own Words 91

Chronology 95

Selected Works of Amy Tan 97

Awards 101

Chapter Notes 103

Glossary 121

Further Reading 122

Internet Addresses 123

Index 124

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