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The Resource The Joy Luck Club, Amy Tan

The Joy Luck Club, Amy Tan

Label
The Joy Luck Club
Title
The Joy Luck Club
Statement of responsibility
Amy Tan
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
After being drawn together by the shadows of their past, four women start meeting every week in San Francisco to engage in hobbies they all enjoy. After one of the four members dies, her daughter takes her place to fulfill her mother's dying wish. After the revelation of a secret, the women are forced to think back to their pasts and remember the sometimes painful events of their lives
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Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 1990.
  • YALSA 100 Best Books, 1950-2000
  • Great American Read, 2018.
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058448
Cataloging source
HCO
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Tan, Amy
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Chinese American women
  • Loss (Psychology)
  • Psychological fiction
  • Women
  • Female friendship
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Reminiscing in old age
  • Mothers
  • San Francisco (Calif.)
Target audience
adult
Label
The Joy Luck Club, Amy Tan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: New York : Putnum's, 1989
  • Wheeler large print
Control code
000026335260
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
443 p.
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781587248832
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Label
The Joy Luck Club, Amy Tan
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: New York : Putnum's, 1989
  • Wheeler large print
Control code
000026335260
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
443 p.
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781587248832
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)

Library Locations

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      1203 Anzac Parade, Matraville, NSW, 2036, AU
      -33.962293 151.245961
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