The kitchen god's wife
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New York : Penguin, 2006.
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0143038109, 9780143038108, 1435283392, 9781435283398
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"Remarkable...mesmerizing...compelling.... An entire world unfolds in Tolstoyan tide of event and detail....Give yourself over to the world Ms. Tan creates for you." —The New York Times Book ReviewWinnie and Helen have kept each other's worst secrets for more than fifty years. Now, because she believes she is dying, Helen wants to expose everything. And Winnie angrily determines that she must be the one to tell her daughter, Pearl, about the past—including the terible truth even Helen does not know. And so begins Winnie's story of her life on a small island outside Shanghai in the 1920s, and other places in China during World War II, and traces the happy and desperate events tha led to Winnie's coming to America in 1949. The Kitchen God's Wife is "a beautiful book" (Los Angeles Times) from the author of bestselling novels like The Joy Luck Club and The Valley of Amazement, and the new memoir, Where the Past Begins.
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415 pages ; 21 cm.
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From the Publisher: Winnie and Helen have kept each other's worst secrets for more than fifty years. Now, because she believes she is dying, Helen wants to expose everything. And Winnie angrily determines that she must be the one to tell her daughter, Pearl, about the past-including the terrible truth even Helen does not know. And so begins Winnie's story of her life on a small island outside Shanghai in the 1920s, and other places in China during World War II, and traces the happy and desperate events that led to Winnie's coming to America in 1949.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Tan, A. (2006). The kitchen god's wife. New York: Penguin.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Tan, Amy. 2006. The Kitchen God's Wife. New York: Penguin.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Tan, Amy, The Kitchen God's Wife. New York: Penguin, 2006.

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Tan, Amy. The Kitchen God's Wife. New York: Penguin, 2006. Print.

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