The bonesetter's daughter

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Thorndike Press, 2001 - Fiction - 567 pages
266 Reviews
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I like her writing style. - weRead
This was basically a rehash of Joy Luck Club's plot. - Goodreads
Quite interesting but not a page turner. - weRead
It even has a positive ending. - Goodreads
Amy Tan has a timeless writing style. - Goodreads
Amy Tan is a fantastic writer. - weRead

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User Review  - bookworm12 - LibraryThing

Amy Tanís specialty is novels that deal with mother/daughter relationships with a cultural divide thrown in. Her books tend to focus on women born in America who struggle to relate to their Chinese ... Read full review

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User Review  - Margitte - Goodreads

A great read! The mother-daughter relationships spanning over three generations was done so authentically it is hard to believe that Amy Tan was not there herself in each generation living those lives ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
9
Section 3
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About the author (2001)

Amy Tan is the author of The Joy Luck Club, The Kitchen Goda (TM)s Wife, The Hundred Secret Senses, The Bonesettera (TM)s Daughter, The Opposite of Fate: Memories of a Writing Life, and two childrena (TM)s books, The Moon Lady and The Chinese Siamese Cat, which has now been adapted as a PBS production. Tan was also a co-producer and co-screenwriter of the film version of The Joy Luck Club, and her essays and stories have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies. Her work has been translated into thirty-six languages. She lives with her husband in San Francisco and New York.