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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?woman+warrior+memoir'''The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girhood Among Ghosts'''] by Maxine Hong Kingston.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?woman+warrior+memoir'''The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girhood Among Ghosts'''] by Maxine Hong Kingston.
  
==Mothers and Daughters==
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==Novels featuring Mothers and Daughters==
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?language+of+flowers+diffenbaugh'''The Language of Flowers'''] by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?language+of+flowers+diffenbaugh'''The Language of Flowers'''] by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?divine+secrets+of+the+ya+ya+sisterhood'''Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood'''] by Rebecca Wells
  
==Feature Films==
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?wild+swans+three'''Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China'''] by Jung Chang - The story of three generations in twentieth-century China, describing the life of the author's grandmother, a warlord's concubine; her mother, a member of the Communist elite, and the family's experiences during the Cultural Revolution.
  
 
==San Francisco==
 
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==External Links==
 
==External Links==
 
*[http://www.neabigread.com/books/joyluckclub/ '''The NEA's Big Read website'''] has a Reader's Guide and more information about the book and the author.
 
*[http://www.neabigread.com/books/joyluckclub/ '''The NEA's Big Read website'''] has a Reader's Guide and more information about the book and the author.
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*[http://www.amytanauthor.com/THE_OFFICIAL_WEBSITE_of_AMY_TAN/Welcome.html '''Amy Tan's official website''']
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*[http://memory.loc.gov:8081/ammem/award99/cubhtml/theme2.html'''The Chinese in California: San Francisco's Chinatown'''] An introduction to San Francisco's Chinatown on the Library of Congress website

Revision as of 16:07, 24 September 2012

Article in Adult Fiction and Big Read categories.

About the Author

Other works by Amy Tan

Fiction:

Nonfiction:

For Children:

Novels featuring Chinese Culture and History

  • The Red Chamber by Pauline Chen - An epic reimagining of the Chinese classic "Dream of the Red Chamber" is set against a backdrop of eighteenth-century Beijing and follows the intersecting lives of three women, including orphaned Daiyu, who becomes tangled in a web of intrigue with ties to the Emperor's Palace.

First-Generation and Immigrant Stories

Novels featuring Mothers and Daughters

Nonfiction featuring Chinese Culture and History

  • Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China by Jung Chang - The story of three generations in twentieth-century China, describing the life of the author's grandmother, a warlord's concubine; her mother, a member of the Communist elite, and the family's experiences during the Cultural Revolution.

San Francisco

Feature Films

For Children

External Links