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Amy Tan

Amy Tan is the author of The Joy Luck Club, The Kitchen God's Wife, The Hundred Secret Senses, and two children's books, The Moon Lady and The Chinese Siamese Cat. Her latest triumph is The Bonesetter's Daughter. She was a co-producer and co-screenwriter of the film version of The Joy Luck Club, and her essays and stories have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies. Her work has been translated into more than twenty-five different languages. Amy Tan has a master's degree in linguistics, and has worked as a language specialist concerned with children with developmental disabilities. She lives with her husband in San Francisco and New York.


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Books
The Valley of Amazement The Valley of Amazement
A painting called the "Valley of Amazement" is passed along...
Rules For Virgins Rules For Virgins
This sensual jewel of a tale is an extract from 'Valley of Amazement' -...
The Kitchen God's Wife The Kitchen God's Wife
Pearl Louie Brandt has a terrible secret which she tries desperately to...

Interview

Amy Tan is the author of The Joy Luck Club, The Kitchen God's Wife, The Hundred Secret Senses, and two children's books, The Moon Lady and The Chinese Siamese Cat. Her latest triumph is The Bonesetter's Daughter. She was a co-producer and co-screenwriter of the film version of The Joy Luck Club, and her essays and stories have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies. Her work has been translated into more than twenty-five different languages. Amy Tan has a master's degree in linguistics, and has worked as a language specialist...

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