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The Joy Luck Club: A Novel

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9781597770736
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"Amy Tan effortlessly mixes tenderness and bitter irony, Sorrow and Slicing Wit. The Joy Luck Club is A Fabulous concoction." In 1949 four Chinese women-drawn Together by The Shadow of Their past begin meeting in San Francisco To Play Mah Jong, invest in stocks, eat dim sum, and "Say" stories. Nearly Forty years later of the members has died, and her daughter has come to take her place, only to learn of her mother's lifelong wish and the tragic way in which it has come true. The revelation of this secret unleashes an urgent need among the women to reach back and remember. In this extraordinary first work of fiction, Amy Tan writes about what is lost-over the years, between generations, among friends-and what is saved.

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subject_facetChinese American women -- Fiction
Domestic fiction
Female friendship -- Fiction
Loss (Psychology) -- Fiction
Mothers -- Death -- Fiction
Mothers and daughters -- Fiction
Reminiscing in old age -- Fiction
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Fiction
Women -- Societies and clubs -- Fiction
title_displayThe Joy Luck Club
title_fullThe Joy Luck Club
The Joy Luck Club / Amy Tan
The Joy Luck Club A Novel
title_shortThe Joy Luck Club
title_subA Novel
topic_facetChinese American women
Death
Drama
Female friendship
Fiction
Literature
Loss (Psychology)
Mothers
Mothers and daughters
Reminiscing in old age
Societies and clubs
Women