The Kitchen God's Wife

The Kitchen God's Wife

Book - 1991
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Here is the eagerly awaited new novel from the author of The Joy Luck Club, the powerful and moving bestseller hailed by the Los Angeles Times Book Review as powerful . . . full of magic. Convinced that she is dying, an elderly Chinese woman living in San Francisco decides to reveal all the confidences entrusted to her, thus beginning a series of comic misunderstandings about the secrets people keep.
Publisher: New York : Putnam, c1991.
ISBN: 9780399135781
Characteristics: 415 p. ;,24 cm.


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Mar 23, 2016

Another great book by Amy Tan! Fantastic story telling and imagery of Chinese life during war time, as well as a nod to family relations. I highly recommend.

dignifieda Dec 29, 2012

This book is for those who love a well told story. The author starts the book out on a humorous note but then spins a tale that is serious and very emotionally engaging. It is also a vividly portrayed story with some of the most beautiful imagery I have ever read. This book will have you thinking about the story and its characters long after you finish reading it. Highly recomended!

Apr 07, 2011

I love this book, because not only I learned how much a person might suffered in life, but also I learned how a family might have many problems and still be able to survive with each other in life. I highly recommend this book by Amy Tan!

Nov 29, 2010

Had to read it for my Lit.Circle in English and it's a great novel to read because it's so realistic.


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VeganGreen Aug 08, 2012

“Chance is the first step you take, luck is what comes afterward.”

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