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. A celebrated novel in the tradition of Alice Adams and Margaret Atwood from the bestselling author of The Kitchen God's Wife
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
  • Award/Notable book
  • ALA Notable Book, 1990.
  • YALSA 100 Best Books, 1950-2000
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
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058448
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Intended audience
930
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PS3570.A48
LC item number
J6 1989
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930
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
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Amy Tan
Label
The Joy Luck Club, Amy Tan
Publication
Copyright
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Carrier MARC source
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Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Feathers from a thousand Li away -- The twenty-six malignant gates -- American translation -- Queen mother of the western skies
Control code
25855
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9780804106306
Lccn
88026492
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
25855
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm18464018
  • (OCoLC)18464018

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