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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
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1949, four Chinese women--drawn together by the shadow of their past--begin meeting in San Francisco to play mah jong, invest in stocks and "say" stories. They call their gathering the Joy Luck Club--and forge a relationship that binds them for more than three decades
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
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
JJG
Index
no index present
Intended audience
930
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
UG
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
5.7
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
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
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9780399134203
Lccn
88026492
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocm18464018
  • (OCoLC)18464018
  • 140619
  • GCV
  • (OCoLC)140619
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
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9780399134203
Lccn
88026492
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocm18464018
  • (OCoLC)18464018
  • 140619
  • GCV
  • (OCoLC)140619

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