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A HUNDRED SECRET SENSES by  Amy Tan - Signed First Edition - (1995.) - from Bookfever.com, IOBA (SKU: 12860)

A HUNDRED SECRET SENSES

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A HUNDRED SECRET SENSES

by Tan, Amy

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  • Signed
  • First
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Fine in fine dust jacket./fine
ISBN 10
0399141146
ISBN 13
9780399141140
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New York:: Putnam,, (1995.). Fine in fine dust jacket.. First printing. Third novel by this Chinese American writer, the story of the relationship between two half-sisters, one who grew up in San Francisco, and the older sister who was born and lived in a remote village in China until she was brought to California to be a caretaker for her sister. SIGNED on the title page. 358 pp.

Synopsis

"The wisest and most captivating novel tan has written." - The Boston Globe Set in San Francisco and in a remote village of Southwestern China, Amy Tan's The Hundred Secret Senses is a tale of American assumptions shaken by Chinese ghosts and broadened with hope. In 1962, five-year-old Olivia meets the half-sister she never knew existed, eighteen-year-old Kwan from China, who sees ghosts with her "yin eyes." Decades later, Olivia describes her complicated relationship with her sister and her failing marriage, as Kwan reveals her story, sweeping the reader into the splendor and violence of mid-nineteenth century China. With her characteristic wisdom, grace, and humor, Tan conjures up a story of the inheritance of love, its secrets and senses, its illusions and truths.

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Bookseller Inventory #
12860
Title
A HUNDRED SECRET SENSES
Author
Tan, Amy
Book condition
Used - Fine in fine dust jacket.
Jacket condition
fine
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0399141146
ISBN 13
9780399141140
Publisher
Putnam,
Place of Publication
New York:
Date published
(1995.)
Bookseller catalogs
Asian and Asian American;

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