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==Novels featuring Chinese Culture and History== ==Novels featuring Chinese Culture and History==
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?red+chamber'''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. *[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?red+chamber'''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 Chinese-American Families==
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?mona+in+the+promised+land'''Mona In the Promised Land'''] by Gish Jen
*[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.
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 +==First-Generation, Second-Generation and other Immigrant Stories==
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?namesake+lahiri'''The Namesake'''] by Jhumpa Lahiri (Indian)
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?step+from+heaven'''A Step From Heaven'''] by An Na (Korean)
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==Novels featuring Mothers and Daughters== ==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
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?everything+will+be+all+right'''Everything Will Be All Right'''] by Tessa Hadley
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?divine+secrets+of+the+ya+ya+sisterhood'''Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood'''] by Rebecca Wells *[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?divine+secrets+of+the+ya+ya+sisterhood'''Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood'''] by Rebecca Wells

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Article in Adult Fiction and Big Read categories.

Contents

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.

Novels featuring Chinese-American Families


First-Generation, Second-Generation and other 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.

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