The Resource The Joy Luck Club, Amy Tan

The Joy Luck Club, Amy Tan

Label
The Joy Luck Club
Title
The Joy Luck Club
Statement of responsibility
Amy Tan
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Encompassing two generations and a rich blend of Chinese and American history, the story of four struggling, strong women also reveals their daughter's memories and feelings
Member of
Has edition
Summary
After being drawn together by the shadows of their past, four women start meeting every week in San Francisco to engage in hobbies they all enjoy. After one of the four members dies, her daughter takes her place to fulfill her mother's dying wish. After the revelation of a secret, the women are forced to think back to their pasts and remember the sometimes painful events of their lives
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 1990.
  • YALSA 100 Best Books, 1950-2000
  • Great American Read, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
058448
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tan, Amy
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Intended audience
930
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PS3570.A48
LC item number
J6 2014
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Penguin drop caps
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women
  • Reminiscing in old age
  • San Francisco (Calif.)
  • Chinese American women
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Loss (Psychology)
  • Female friendship
  • Mothers
Target audience
adult
Label
The Joy Luck Club, Amy Tan
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Feathers from a thousand Li away -- The twenty-six malignant gates -- American translation -- Queen mother of the western skies
Control code
25855
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9780804106306
Lccn
88026492
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm18464018
  • (OCoLC)18464018
Label
The Joy Luck Club, Amy Tan
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Feathers from a thousand Li away -- The twenty-six malignant gates -- American translation -- Queen mother of the western skies
Control code
25855
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9780804106306
Lccn
88026492
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm18464018
  • (OCoLC)18464018

Library Locations

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