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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 more tangled, more 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. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Once again Amy Tan delivers. The complexity of the characters and their individual stories grab your imagination and transport you to a different time where superstition and... Read morePublished 5 days ago by Donna Hayday
Loved the book and movie. You will really feel the characters, their triumphs and turmoils. Highly recommended.Published 7 days ago by Mo B
While other writers have tried to do China, no one has ever brought a uniquely Chinese mind set and reality to life the way Amy Tan has done it in this book, which will be read for... Read morePublished 7 days ago by Spy Guy
How on earth do you write a review for--what I can only describe as--a classic? I read this book for the first time in 1994 as part of a high school journalism project. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Please Pass the Books.
Great quality came on time. It was a good book but very depressing.Published 12 days ago by krystal
This novel is well-written, but it may be difficult for some people to follow.Published 12 days ago by Brandy Hanson
I've read almost all of Amy Tan's books and this one remains my favorites. The relationships (especially between the mothers and daughters) are so vivid, complex, and wonderful. Read morePublished 15 days ago by Paul Jones