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User Review  - Alphawoman - LibraryThing

Reading for over a week. It puts me to sleep in a good way. Knowing I'm no where near going to be able to finish 75 books this year I'm not compelled or stressed to rush read. I'm in love with Kwan ... Read full review

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User Review  - ImperfectCJ - LibraryThing

Reading this book made me want two things: to visit China and to not eat anything at all while I'm in China. This novel centers on the complicated relationship between two sisters and about the many ... Read full review

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User Review  - BookConcierge - LibraryThing

I am a fan of Amy Tan's but this may be her "oddest" premise, involving reincarnation and a double story line. Ultimately it's about belief, loyalty, love and hope. But it did not capture me as her other works have done. Read full review

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User Review  - engpunk77 - LibraryThing

Out of the three (Joy Luck, Kitchen God's Wife, & this one), this one was a little harder to get attached to at the beginning. But if you keep reading, the story unfolds beautifully. Tan is one of my favorite writers. Read full review

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User Review  - niquetteb - LibraryThing

What a beautiful writer. I read this aloud to Missy and enjoyed playing the voice of Kwan. I could identify with Olivia's realistic character as well. She conducted herself and her beliefs admirably or at least how I wish I could handle some things. Read full review

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User Review  - mirrani - LibraryThing

It's hard to say exactly how you should classify this book, other than to say it is one of the books you will most likely enjoy all around. There were times when the main character frustrated the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Hebephrene - LibraryThing

I was surprised at how badly written this was. I was curious about Tan because of her popularity. The distressing discovery is that there wasn't one genuine emotion in the book. The main character ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kitscot - LibraryThing

American Chinese Olivia Laguni finds out she has an older Chinese half sister, Kwan Li, after her father’s death bed confession to her mother. From initially being excited about the prospect of having ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lara - Goodreads

I enjoyed the book, however I really felt that it was two different stories that never really came together. Or not really in a way that seemed to the level of what should be for a writer that gets as ... Read full review

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