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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 Joy Luck Club
Written by Amy Tan
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | October 2016
$17.00/23.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-312949-3 (0-14-312949-X)

Part of the Penguin Orange Collection, a limited-run series of twelve influential and beloved American classics in a bold series design offering a modern take on the iconic Penguin paperback
 
For the seventieth anniversary of Penguin Classics, the Penguin Orange Collection celebrates the heritage of Penguin’s iconic book design with... Read more






The Joy Luck Club
Written by Amy Tan, Illustrated by Jessica Hische
Penguin Books | Hardcover | April 2014
$25.00/34.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-312484-9 (0-14-312484-6)

From A to Z, the Penguin Drop Caps series collects 26 unique hardcovers—featuring cover art by Jessica Hische

It all begins with a letter. Fall in love with Penguin Drop Caps, a new series of twenty-six collectible and hardcover editions, each with a type cover showcasing a gorgeously illustrated letter of the... Read more






The Hundred Secret Senses
Written by Amy Tan
Penguin Books | Trade Paperback | December 2010
$17.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-311908-1 (0-14-311908-7)

The "wisest and most captivating novel" (Boston Globe) from the author of the bestselling The Valley of Amazement

Set in San Francisco and in a remote village of Southwestern China, Amy Tan's The Hundred Secret Senses is a tale of American assumptions shaken by Chinese ghosts and broadened with hope. In 1962... Read more






Saving Fish from Drowning
Written by Amy Tan
Ballantine Books | Trade Paperback | September 2006
$17.00/23.00(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






The Joy Luck Club
Written by Amy Tan
Penguin Books | Trade Paperback | September 2006
$16.00/22.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-303809-2 (0-14-303809-5)

For readers of Amy Tan's bestselling novel, The Valley of Amazement, revisit her classic tale of mothers and daughters

Four mothers, four daughters, four families whose histories shift with the four winds depending on who's "saying" the stories. In 1949 four Chinese women, recent immigrants to San Francisco, begin meeting to... Read more






The Kitchen God's Wife
Written by Amy Tan
Penguin Books | Trade Paperback | September 2006
$17.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-303810-8 (0-14-303810-9)

"Remarkable...mesmerizing...compelling... An entire world unfolds in Tolstoyan tide of event and detail....Give yourself over to the world Ms. Tan creates for you." —The New York Times Book Review

Winnie and Helen have kept each other's worst secrets for more than fifty years. Now, because she believes she is dying, Helen wants to expose... Read more






The Opposite of Fate
Written by Amy Tan
Penguin Books | Trade Paperback | September 2004
$17.00/23.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-200489-0 (0-14-200489-8)

Delve into the stories from Amy Tan's life that inspired bestselling novels like The Joy Luck Club and The Valley of Amazement

Amy Tan has touched millions of readers with haunting and sympathetic novels of cultural complexity and profound empathy. With the same spirit and humor that characterize her acclaimed novels, she... Read more






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






The Joy Luck Club
Written by Amy Tan
G.P. Putnam's Sons | Hardcover | March 1989
$24.95/26.50(Canada) | 978-0-399-13420-3 (0-399-13420-4)

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