The Resource The Joy Luck Club, Amy Tan

The Joy Luck Club, Amy Tan

Label
The Joy Luck Club
Title
The Joy Luck Club
Statement of responsibility
Amy Tan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
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Title
The Joy Luck Club
Creator
Summary
After being drawn together by the shadows of their past, four women start meeting every week in San Francisco to engage in hobbies they all enjoy. After one of the four members dies, her daughter takes her place to fulfill her mother's dying wish. After the revelation of a secret, the women are forced to think back to their pasts and remember the sometimes painful events of their lives
Subject
Genre
Story line
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 1990.
  • YALSA 100 Best Books, 1950-2000
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
058448
Cataloging source
JJG
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3570.A48
LC item number
J6 2006
Literary form
fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
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Amy Tan
The Joy Luck Club, Amy Tan
Label
The Joy Luck Club, Amy Tan
Publication
Note
Dates or pagination may vary
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Contents
Feathers from a thousand Li away -- The twenty-six malignant gates -- American translation -- Queen mother of the western skies
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Dimensions
21 cm.
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Extent
288 p.
Isbn
9780143129493
Isbn Type
(paper)
Note
cat13rev,cat33rev
System control number
  • ocm76273134
  • (OCoLC)76273134
  • (OCoLC)933567925

Library Locations

    • Douglas County Libraries, James H LarueBorrow it
      9292 S. Ridgeline Blvd., Highlands Ranch, CO, 80129, US
      39.5467303 -104.9960252
    • Douglas County Libraries, Lone TreeBorrow it
      10055 Library Way, Lone Tree, CO, 80124, US
      39.533569 -104.881522
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