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The Joy Luck Club

Author: Amy Tan
Publisher: London : Minerva, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 and "say" stories. They call their gathering the Joy Luck Club--and forge a relationship that binds them for more than three decades. A celebrated novel in the tradition of Alice Adams and Margaret Atwood from the bestselling author of The Kitchen God's Wife.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Tan
ISBN: 0749336021 9780749336028
OCLC Number: 154106849
Notes: Originally published in Great Britain: London : Heinemann, 1989.
Description: 287 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Amy Tan.

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A first novel which has become a major US film. From the wealthy homes of pre-Revolutionary China to downtown San Francisco, it is the story of four mothers and their first-generation  Read more...

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