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When June's mother dies, she is invited to join a long-standing club of Chinese women who urge her not only to take her mother's place at the mah-jongg table, but also to carry the news of her mother's death to her step-sisters in China. Through the stories of the women and their daughters, the values of different generations are articulated. June's anxiety about her responsibility to the past is contrasted with the older women's concerns that their values and culture are being lost by their Americanized daughters.

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"So beutifully written that one should...allow oneself to be bourne along as if in a dream...a jewel of a book." The New York Times Book Review

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"The Joy Luck Club is a pure joy to read." Chicago Tribune

About the Author

Tan was born in Oakland, California. She graduated from high school in Montreux, Switzerland, and received her Master's degree in linguistics from San Jose State University.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679727682
Author:
Tan, Amy
Publisher:
Vintage Books USA
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Mothers and sons
Subject:
Mothers and daughters
Subject:
Chinese americans
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
Chinese American women
Subject:
Mothers and daughters -- United States -- Fiction.
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Vintage Contemporaries (Paperback)
Series Volume:
970
Publication Date:
September 1991
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.04x5.26x.60 in. .47 lbs.

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