The kitchen god's wife
Here is the eagerly awaited new novel from the author of The Joy Luck Club, the powerful and moving bestseller hailed by the Los Angeles Times Book Review as "powerful . . . full of magic". Convinced that she is dying, an elderly Chinese woman living in San Francisco decides to reveal all the confidences entrusted to her, thus beginning a series of comic misunderstandings about the secrets people keep.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - christinejoseph - LibraryThing
okay novel again mother + daughter hard life in China - okay Winnie and Helen have kept each other's worst secrets for more than fifty years. Now, because she believes she is dying, Helen wants to ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - bibliostuff - LibraryThing
Although this begins and ends among the Chinese Americans in California, the bulk of this story is set in mid-twentieth century China. Winnie tells her life story to her grown daughter—a story of a ... Read full review