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Amy Tan

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Amy Tan Biographies (4)

4,795 words, approx. 16 pages
Biography EssayAmy Tan's roots are in a sorrowful family history and painful personal traumas. Her father, John Tan, immigrated to the United States in 1947. He worked as an engineer and served as a B... Read more
1,730 words, approx. 6 pages
Amy Tan (born 1952) is known for her lyrically written tales of emotional conflict between Chinese-American mothers and daughters separated by generational and cultural differences. Together with her ... Read more
2,464 words, approx. 9 pages
Amy Tan's novels concerning the bonds between Chinese-American mothers and daughters have earned her a worldwide audience. Although immersed in the rich lore of Chinese myth and history, Tan's works t... Read more
4,650 words, approx. 16 pages
On the publication of her first novel, The Joy Luck Club (1989), Amy Tan became an instant star in the publishing world; and her second novel, The Kitchen God's Wife (1991), was a triumph as well. Tan... Read more