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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
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A Chinese immigrant who is convinced she is dying threatens to celebrate the Chinese New Year by unburdening herself of everybody's hidden truths, thus prompting a series of comic misunderstandings
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
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
ALA Notable Book, 1992.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
058449
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tan, Amy
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Interest level
UG 9-12
LC call number
PS3570.A48
LC item number
K58 1991c
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
5.2
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chinese American families
  • Chinese Americans
  • Mothers and daughters
  • California
  • China
  • Large type books
  • Chinese American families
  • Chinese Americans
  • Large type books
  • Mothers and daughters
  • California
  • China
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Chinese Americans
Target audience
adult
Label
The Kitchen God's wife, Amy Tan
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm24320857
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
738 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781560542575
Lccn
91029418
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)24320857
Label
The Kitchen God's wife, Amy Tan
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm24320857
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
738 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781560542575
Lccn
91029418
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)24320857

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