The Joy Luck Club

Their daughters, who have never heard these stories, think their mothers' advice is irrelevant to their modern American lives - until their own inner crises reveal how much they've unknowingly inherited of their mothers' pasts.

The Joy Luck Club

The Joy Luck Club

‘The Joy Luck Club is an ambitious saga that’s impossible to read without wanting to call your Mum’ Stylist Discover Amy Tan’s moving and poignant tale of immigrant Chinese mothers and their American-born daughters. In 1949 four Chinese women, recent immigrants to San Francisco, meet weekly to play mahjong and tell stories of what they left behind in China. United in loss and new hope for their daughters' futures, they call themselves the Joy Luck Club. Their daughters, who have never heard these stories, think their mothers' advice is irrelevant to their modern American lives - until their own inner crises reveal how much they've unknowingly inherited of their mothers' pasts.

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The Joy Luck Club
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Amy Tan
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-12-26 - Publisher: Random House

‘The Joy Luck Club is an ambitious saga that’s impossible to read without wanting to call your Mum’ Stylist Discover Amy Tan’s moving and poignant tale of immigrant Chinese mothers and their American-born daughters. In 1949 four Chinese women, recent immigrants to San Francisco, meet weekly to play mahjong and
The Joy Luck Club - Amy Tan
Language: en
Pages: 233
Authors: Harold Bloom, Sterling Professor of the Humanities Harold Bloom
Categories: Chinese Americans in literature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-01-01 - Publisher: Infobase Publishing

-- Presents the most important 20th-century criticism on major works from The Odyssey through modern literature. -- The critical essays reflect a variety of schools of criticism. -- Contains critical biographies, notes on the contributing critics, a chronology of the author's life, and an index
A Reader's Guide to Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club
Language: en
Pages: 112
Authors: Pamela Loos
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Inc.

"An introduction to Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club for high school students, which includes relevant biographical background on the author, explanations of various literary devices and techniques, and literary criticism for the novice reader"--Provided by publisher.
Oxford Bookworms Library: Stage 6: The Joy Luck Club
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Amy Tan
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-01-03 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

Word count 31,120
Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club
Language: en
Pages: 194
Authors: Harold Bloom
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Infobase Publishing

Presents critical essays that discuss the language, characters, plot, and major themes of the author's novel about Chinese-American families.

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