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The Resource The Kitchen God's wife, Amy Tan, (large print)

The Kitchen God's wife, Amy Tan, (large print)

Label
The Kitchen God's wife
Title
The Kitchen God's wife
Statement of responsibility
Amy Tan
Title variation
kitchen gods wife
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Believing that she is near death, a woman reveals long-held secrets to her daughter about the events that led to her coming to America from China in 1949
Summary
For forty years, in China and in San Francisco, Winnie Louie and Helen Kwong have kept certian confidences. Suddenly, those shattering secrets are about to be revealed. So begins a series of comic misunderstandings and heartbreaking realizations about luck, loss, and trust; about the things a mother cannot tell her daughter, the secrets daughters keep, and the miraculous resiliency of love
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
ALA Notable Book, 1992.
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058449
Cataloging source
DLC
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Tan, Amy
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3570.A48
LC item number
K58 1991b
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Mothers and daughters
  • Generation gap
  • Chinese American women
  • Secrets
  • Family secrets
  • Interracial marriage
  • Women with multiple sclerosis
  • Chinese Americans
  • Los Angeles, California
  • China
Target audience
adult
Label
The Kitchen God's wife, Amy Tan, (large print)
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
738 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781560549482
Isbn Type
(large print : pbk.)
Lccn
91029418
System control number
  • DYNIX__59978
  • 59978
  • (OUa)vtls000287660
  • (OCoLC)ocm24320857 920313
Label
The Kitchen God's wife, Amy Tan, (large print)
Publication
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
738 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781560549482
Isbn Type
(large print : pbk.)
Lccn
91029418
System control number
  • DYNIX__59978
  • 59978
  • (OUa)vtls000287660
  • (OCoLC)ocm24320857 920313

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