The Resource The kitchen god's wife, Amy Tan

The kitchen god's wife, Amy Tan

Label
The kitchen god's wife
Title
The kitchen god's wife
Statement of responsibility
Amy Tan
Title variation
kitchen gods wife
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Winnie Louie, an aging Chinese woman convinced that she will die soon, decides to unburden herself by divulging the secrets of those closest to her and to her suspicious, Americanized daughter
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
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Award
ALA Notable Book, 1992.
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058449
Cataloging source
sa
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Tan, Amy
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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True
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  • Chinese American families
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Chinese Americans
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Secrecy
  • Families
  • California
  • China
Target audience
adult
Label
The kitchen god's wife, Amy Tan
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A novel" --Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
415 pages
Isbn
9780143038108
Lccn
91007828
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
The kitchen god's wife, Amy Tan
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A novel" --Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
415 pages
Isbn
9780143038108
Lccn
91007828
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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