The Joy Luck Club

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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, eat dim sum, and "say" stories. Nearly 40 years later, one of the members has died, and her daughter has come ... Continua
Ha scritto il 23/04/16
A very moving story about immigrants finding there way in America. This story looks at the multigenerations of the family and how they are being impacted by there culture.
Ha scritto il 14/04/09
Chinese Diaspora's generational stories. It also enourages western to dream about how exoitc, "otherness" is. The bond between mother and daughter definitely moved your heart with tiny details.It's genuine, witty ,and touching.Silk, embroidery , ...Continua
  • 1 mi piace
Ha scritto il 24/11/08
Touching with everyone stories therein - start from 1st page it caught my eyes. Family love is demonstrated.
Ha scritto il 16/10/08
It was just so good I read the book twice. The language she use to describe things were so beautiful and vivid, I now use the book as reference when i write my own essay.
  • 3 mi piace
Ha scritto il 29/09/08
Required reading?
I can't remember if this was required reading, or I was just curious after watching the movie- but I had heard so many great stories about both the book and the movie- I needed to be exposed to both!I'm so glad I did, and I can't wait to read more

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