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Amy Tan : a literary companion

In the mid-1980s, Amy Tan was a successful but unhappy corporate speechwriter. By the end of the decade, she was perched firmly atop the best-seller lists with The Joy Luck Club, with more popular novels to follow. Tan's work--once pigeonholed as ethnic literature--resonates with universal themes that cross cultural and ideological boundaries, and prove wildly successful with readers of all stripes. Tender, sincere, complex, honest and uncompromising in its portrayal of Chinese culture and its affect on women, Amy Tan's work earned her both praise and excoriation from critics, adoration from f
eBook, English, ©2004
McFarland, Jefferson, N.C., ©2004
Criticism, interpretation, etc
1 online resource (vii, 232 pages) : illustrations
9781476602608, 1476602603
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Chronology of Tan's Family History, Life and Works7(24)
Tan's Genealogy31(2)
Amy Tan: A Literary Companion
Appendix A: Chronology of Historical and Fictional Events in Tan's Works189(11)
Appendix B: Foreign Terms in Tan's Works200(6)
Appendix C: Writing and Research Topics206(7)
Electronic reproduction, [Place of publication not identified], HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010