[Reading] ➿ The Joy Luck Club Author Amy Tan – E17streets4all.co.uk Four mothers, four daughters, four families, whose histories shift with the four winds depending on who s telling the stories In , four Chinese women, recent immigrants to San Francisco, meet weekly t Four mothers, four daughters, four families, whose histories shift with the four winds depending on who s telling the stories In , 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 The Joy eBook º their mothers pasts With wit and sensitivity, Amy Tan examines the sometimes painful, often tender, and always deep connection between mothers and daughters As each woman reveals her secrets, trying to unravel the truth about her life, the strings become tangled, entwined Mothers boast or despair over daughters, and daughters roll their eyes even as they feel the inextricable tightening of their matriarchal ties Tan is an astute storyteller, enticing readers to immerse themselves into these lives of complexity and mystery.
Amy Tan Chinese pinyin T n nm i born February , is an American writer whose works explore mother daughter relationships and what it means to grow up as a first generation Asian American In , Tan s adaptation of her most popular fiction work, The Joy Luck Club, became a commercially successful filmShe has written several other books, including The Kitchen God s Wife, The Hundred Secret Senses, and The Bonesetter s Daughter, and a collection of non fiction essays entitled The Opposite of Fate A Book of Musings Her most recent The Joy eBook º book, Saving Fish From Drowning, explores the tribulations experienced by a group of people who disappear while on an art expedition into the jungles of Burma In addition, Tan has written two children s books The Moon Lady and Sagwa, The Chinese Siamese Cat , which was turned into an animated series airing on PBS She has also appeared on PBS in a short spot on encouraging children to writeCurrently, she is the literary editor for West, Los Angeles Times Sunday magazine.
- 288 pages
- The Joy Luck Club
- Amy Tan
- 16 August 2019 Amy Tan