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"Tan is one of the prime storytellers writing fiction today."

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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 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 kind of novel that can be read and reread with enormous pleasure."

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780804107532
Putnam:
Tan, Amy
Publisher:
Ivy Books
Author:
Tan, Amy
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
California
Subject:
Chinese
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Family
Subject:
Mothers and daughters
Subject:
Family saga
Subject:
Chinese americans
Subject:
Chinese fiction
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series Volume:
NASA TM-108434
Publication Date:
19920422
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
544
Dimensions:
6.87x4.23x.94 in. .58 lbs.

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