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Amy Tan

Amy Tan is the author of The Joy Luck Club, The Kitchen God’s Wife, The Hundred Secret Senses, and two children’s books, The Moon Lady and The Chinese Siamese Cat, which has been adapted as Sagwa, a PBS series for children. Tan was also the co-producer and co-screenwriter of the film version of The Joy Luck Club, and her essays and stories have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies. Her work has been translated into more than twenty-five languages. Tan, who has a master’s degree in linguistics from San Jose University, has worked as a language specialist to programs serving children... Read More

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The Bonesetter's Daughter
Written by Amy Tan
Ballantine Books | Trade Paperback | February 2003
$16.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-45737-0 (0-345-45737-4)

““As compelling as Tan’s first bestseller, The Joy Luck Club. . . No one writes about mothers and daughters with more empathy than Amy Tan.”
–The Philadelphia Inquirer

“[An] absorbing tale of the mother-daughter bond . . . this book sing[s] with emotion and insight.”
–People


Ruth Young and her widowed mother, LuLing, have always... Read more






The Bonesetter's Daughter
Written by Amy Tan
Ballantine Books | Paperback | January 2002
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-8041-1498-1 (0-8041-1498-6)

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 . ... Read more






Saving Fish from Drowning
Written by Amy Tan
Ballantine Books | Trade Paperback | September 2006
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-46401-9 (0-345-46401-X)

“A rollicking, adventure-filled story . . . packed [with] the human capacity for love.”
–USA Today

“A superbly executed, good-hearted farce that is part romance and part mystery . . . With Tan’s many talents on display, it’s her idiosyncratic wit and sly observations . . . that make this book pure pleasure.”
–San... Read more





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