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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9780804106306
9780143129493
9780399134203
9781597771795
9781101502730
014312949
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UG
Level 5.7, 14 Points
Lexile measure:
930L
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display_description In 1949, four Chinese women--drawn together by the shadow of their past--begin meeting in San Francisco to play mah jong, invest in stocks and "say" stories. They call their gathering the Joy Luck Club--and forge a relationship that binds them for more than three decades. A celebrated novel in the tradition of Alice Adams and Margaret Atwood from the bestselling author of The Kitchen God's Wife.
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subject_facet Asian 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_display The Joy Luck Club
title_full The 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_short The Joy Luck Club
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