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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.
-==Novels featuring Chinese-American Families==+==Novels and memoirs 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?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. Try also her novel [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?tripmaster+monkey'''Tripmaster Monkey'''].
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?girl+from+purple+mountain'''Girl from Purple Mountain : Love, Honor, War, and One Family's Journey from China to America'''] by May-Lee Chai and Winberg Chai
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?falling+leaves+yeh'''Falling Leaves : The True Story of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter'''], by Adeline Yeh Mah. This book is also available in a version written for younger readers: *[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?chinese+cinderella'''Chinese Cinderella''']
==First-Generation, Second-Generation and other Immigrant Stories== ==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/X?namesake+lahiri'''The Namesake'''] by Jhumpa Lahiri
-*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?step+from+heaven'''A Step From Heaven'''] by An Na (Korean)+*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?step+from+heaven'''A Step From Heaven'''] by An Na
- +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?still+life+with+rice'''Still Life with Rice: A Young American Woman Discovers the Life and Legacy of Her Korean Grandmother'''] by Helie Lee
- +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?china+men'''China Men'''] by Maxine Hong Kingston
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?on+golden+mountain'''On Golden Mountain'''], by Lisa See
==Novels featuring Mothers and Daughters== ==Novels featuring Mothers and Daughters==

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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 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.

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