The Joy Luck Club

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Master storyteller Amy Tan examines the sometimes painful, often tender, and always deep connection between mothers and daughters in this New York Times bestseller.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 AsiansIn 1949 four Chinese women-drawn together by the shadow of their past-begin meeting in San Francisco to play mah jong, invest in stocks, eat dim sum, and "say" stories. They call their gathering the Joy Luck Club.Nearly forty years later, one of the members has died, and her daughter has come to take her place, only to learn of her mother's lifelong wish—and the tragic way in which it has come true. The revelation of this secret unleashes an urgent need among the women to reach back and remember...
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9780399134203
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9781101502730
9780804106306
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UG
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930L
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subject_facetAsian Americans -- Fiction
Audiobooks -- Unabridged
California -- San Francisco
Chinese American women
Chinese American women -- Fiction
Chinese Americans -- Fiction
Domestic fiction
Electronic books
FICTION -- General
Families -- Fiction
Family Saga
Female friendship
Female friendship -- Fiction
Fiction
Literary
Loss (Psychology)
Loss (Psychology) -- Fiction
Mother and child -- Fiction
Mothers -- Death
Mothers -- Death -- Fiction
Mothers and daughters
Mothers and daughters -- Fiction
Mothers and daughters -- United States -- Fiction
Reminiscing in old age
Reminiscing in old age -- Fiction
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Fiction
Women -- China -- Fiction
Women -- Societies and clubs
Women -- Societies and clubs -- Fiction
Women -- Societies, etc. -- Fiction
title_displayThe Joy Luck Club
title_fullThe Joy Luck Club
The Joy Luck Club / Amy Tan
The Joy Luck Club [CD sound recording] / Amy Tan
The Joy Luck Club [electronic resource] / Tan, Amy
title_shortThe Joy Luck Club
topic_facetAsian Americans
Audiobooks
Chinese American women
Chinese Americans
Death
Domestic fiction
FICTION
Families
Family Saga
Female friendship
Fiction
General
Literary
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Loss (Psychology)
Mother and child
Mothers
Mothers and daughters
Reminiscing in old age
Societies and clubs
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Women