The Joy Luck Club
Revision as of 20:47, 18 September 2012 by Bbjoring
About the Author
Other works by Amy Tan
- The Bonesetter's Daughter
- The Hundred Secret Senses
- The Kitchen's God's Wife
- Saving Fish from Drowning
- The Chinese Siamese Cat (adapted into the television series Sagwa, The Chinese Siamese Cat)
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
- The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girhood Among Ghosts by Maxine Hong Kingston.
Mothers and Daughters
- The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
- In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson by Bette Bao Lord.
- The NEA's Big Read website has a Reader's Guide and more information about the book and the author.