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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.  Try also her novel [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?tripmaster+monkey'''Tripmaster Monkey'''].
 
*[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/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''']
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?falling+leaves+mah'''Falling Leaves : The True Story of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter'''], by Adeline Yen Mah.  This book is also available in a version written for younger readers: [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?chinese+cinderella+the+true+story'''Chinese Cinderella''']
 
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==First-Generation, Second-Generation and other Immigrant Stories==
 
==First-Generation, Second-Generation and other Immigrant Stories==

Revision as of 18:14, 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.

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