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Review: The Kitchen God's Wife

User Review  - Caroline - Goodreads

The book starts out in contemporary America, and is narrated by Pearl a second generation Chinese emigrant, who is trying to balance her own 21st century American family life with the needs of her ... Read full review

Review: The Kitchen God's Wife

User Review  - Hildred Billings - Goodreads

If there's one thing Amy Tan is comfortable with, it's the mother-daughter relationship, particularly between Chinese immigrant mothers and their jaded American-born daughters. "The Kitchen God's Wife ... Read full review

Review: The Kitchen God's Wife

User Review  - Miriam - Goodreads

I would have rated this book five stars but for one completely, overwhelmingly shocking and horrifying story within the book. Be warned - this is not for the faint of heart. I don't remember the last ... Read full review

Review: The Kitchen God's Wife

User Review  - Anthony Padua - Goodreads

Anthony Padua 12-19-13 Per. 3 Mr. Brandt Final The Kitchen God's Wife tells the story of Pearl, a Chinese American woman who lives in California with her family. The book is set in various places in ... Read full review

Review: The Kitchen God's Wife

User Review  - Betsy - Goodreads

I heard Amy Tan speak a few weeks ago, just after I had finished reading The Valley of Amazement. The talk sent me off to find the books of Amy Tan's that I hadn't read. The first I picked up was The ... Read full review

Review: The Kitchen God's Wife

User Review  - Kelli - Goodreads

This is a fascinating novel. The story Winnie tells of her life in China under the oppressive thumb of her very abusive hateful husband is heartbreaking and disturbing, and yet her ability to make ... Read full review

Review: The Kitchen God's Wife

User Review  - Meri - Goodreads

This is my second Amy Tan, and I have to say that I don't understand how she earned a place among America's greatest authors. I have not read The Joy Luck Club, so maybe that's the problem. I did ... Read full review

Review: The Kitchen God's Wife

User Review  - Natalie - Goodreads

I lost momentum about halfway through this book. The beginning was interesting, with the dynamic between the mother and daughter. I hate to say it, but I actually grew tired of reading about how ... Read full review

Review: The Kitchen God's Wife

User Review  - Kasia - Goodreads

I adore the way Amy Tan intertwines more than one story line into her books, at first glance it seems that the tale centers on Pearl, the daughter of a Chinese immigrant, who has morphed into the ... Read full review

Review: The Kitchen God's Wife

User Review  - Sera - Goodreads

Another fantastic work by Tan. Tan has a tremendous gift when it comes to her story-telling and her ability to interweave Chinese culture, language and history is not only genius, but also gives her ... Read full review


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