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The Bonesetter's Daughter dramatically chronicles the tortured, devoted relationship between LuLing Young and her daughter Ruth. . . . A strong novel, filled with idiosyncratic, sympathetic characters, haunting images, historical complexity, significant contemporary themes, and suspenseful mystery.

-Los Angeles Times

TAN AT HER BEST . . . Rich and hauntingly forlorn . . . The writing is so exacting and unique in its detail.

-San Francisco Chronicle

For Tan, the true keeper of memory is language, and so the novel is layered with stories that have been written down-by mothers for their daughters, passing along secrets that cannot be said out loud but must not be forgotten.

-The New York Times Book Review

AMY TAN HAS DONE IT AGAIN. . . . The Bonesetter's Daughter tells a compelling tale of family relationships; it layers and stirs themes of secrets, ambiguous meanings, cultural complexity and self-identity; and it resonates with metaphor and symbol.

-The Denver Post

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ISBN:
9780756983581
Author:
Tan, Amy
Publisher:
Perfection Learning
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Mothers and daughters
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Publication Date:
20020131
Binding:
LIBRARY BOUND
Language:
English

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