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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?in+the+year+of+the+boar+and+jackie'''In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson'''] by Bette Bao Lord.
 
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Child of the Owl, by Laurence Yep
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Revision as of 18:19, 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.

Novels and memoirs 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.

San Francisco

Feature Films

For Children

Child of the Owl, by Laurence Yep The Lost Garden, by Laurence Yep

External Links