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Author: Amy Tan
Publisher: Grand Haven, MI : Brilliance Audio, ℗2003.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : Fiction   Book : English : AbridgedView all editions and formats
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The author reflects on her family's Chinese American legacy, her experiences as a writer, her survival of natural disasters, and her struggle to manage three family members afflicted with brain disease.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Biography
Named Person: Amy Tan; Amy Tan; Amy Tan
Material Type: Biography, Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording, Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Tan
ISBN: 1593550774 9781593550776 1593550782 9781593550783
OCLC Number: 53334190
Notes: Compact discs.
Subtitle from container.
Performer(s): Read by the author.
Description: 8 audio discs (approximately 9 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Fate and faith: CliffsNotes version of my life --
How we knew --
Question of fate --
Faith --
Changing the past: Last week --
My grandmother's choice --
Thinly disguised memoir --
Persona errata --
Scent --
American circumstances and Chinese character: Fish cheeks --
dangerous advice --
Midlife confidential --
Arrival banquet --
Joy luck and Hollywood --
Strong winds, strong influences: What she meant --
Confessions --
Pretty beyond belief --
Most hateful words --
My love affair with Vladimir Nabokov --
Luck, chance, and a charmed life: Inferior decorating --
Room with a view, new kitchen, and ghosts --
Retreat to reality --
My hair, my face, my nails --
Ghosts of my imagination --
Choice of words: What the library means to me --
Mother tongue --
Language of discretion --
Five writing tips --
Required reading and other dangerous subjects --
Angst and the second book --
Best stories --
Hope: What I would remember --
To complain is American --
Opposite of fate.
Responsibility: Amy Tan.

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The author reflects on her family's Chinese American legacy, her experiences as a writer, her survival of natural disasters, and her struggle to manage three family members afflicted with brain disease.

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