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Amy Tan - Author


Born in the US to immigrant Chinese parents, Amy Tan is an internationally celebrated writer. Her novels are The Joy Luck Club, The Kitchen God's Wife, The Hundred Secret Senses, The
Bonesetter's Daughter, and Saving Fish from Drowning, all New York Times bestsellers. She is also the author of a memoir, The Opposite of Fate, and two children's books. Her work has been translated into 35 languages.

If you like Amy Tan you might also like to read books by Toni Morrison, Anita Desai and David Guterson.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Amy Tan

The Valley of Amazement by Amy Tan
The Valley of Amazement
Amy Tan
Violet is half-American, half-Chinese, and in the turn of the century Shanghai, as the revolution looms, she is separated from her mother and becomes a courtesan. We follow both women through turbulent lives. Amy Tan is an expert at recreating...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/07/2014
The Valley of Amazement by Amy Tan
Reader Reviewed The Valley of Amazement
Amy Tan
November 2013 Book of the Month. Spanning fifty years and two continents, 'The Valley of Amazement' dramatises the collapse of China's imperial dynasty and the secret life of the courtesan house. Unfolding...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/11/2013
Saving Fish From Drowning by Amy Tan
Saving Fish From Drowning
Amy Tan
A masterful novel as one would expect from the author of The Joy Luck Club. 11 Americans on an art expedition in Burma disappear and through twists of fate, curses and just plain human error find themselves lost and deep...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/11/2005

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