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The Penultimate Author Trading Card

Amy Tan is deep in thought.

Look at that picture. She's thinking thoughts that you and I can't even fathom. She will write those thoughts down and we will be astonished.

Amy Tan probably understands what the title of her novel, Saving Fish from Drowning, means. All I can think is, "Fish can actually drown? But, but... how?!"

Amy Tan undoubtedly has a deeper meaning in mind, and I have been staring at her Author Trading Card for two hours, 17 minutes, and 53 seconds... no, 54... wait, 55... anyway, long enough to realize I won't discern the truth of her meaning from this card alone.

But you might.

For a limited time, receive a full set — sixteen cards in all — of Powell's Author Trading Cards with the purchase of any featured title! The debut series includes rookies and veterans alike, packed with stats, bios, and career highlights. Order Saving Fish from Drowning and be the first on your block to own this collectible set!

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Brockman is the head writer for the daily Book News posts on the Powells.com blog. In his free time he's hard at work on his fictional memoir, which changes titles daily.

The views and commentary posted by Brockman are entirely his own, and are not representative of the whole of Powell's Books, its employees, or any sane human being.

Books mentioned in this post

  1. Saving Fish from Drowning
    Used Hardcover $4.95
  2. Hitler Para 1000 Anos New Trade Paper $12.75

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