Amy Tan's the Joy Luck Club
Infobase Publishing, 2009 - 146 pages
The Joy Luck Club explores the lives of the women in four Chinese-American families and the daughters who struggle to fulfill or reject the cultural and familial expectations placed on them. Residing in San Francisco's Chinatown, the characters reveal themselves through their stories to be incredibly strong women. This guide to The Joy Luck Club includes helpful critical excerpts for those studying the book, an annotated bibliography, an index for quick reference, and an introduction by critic Harold Bloom.