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The Kitchen God's Wife by Amy Tan - 1st Edition - 1991 - from Nerman's Books and Collectibles and Biblio.com

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The Kitchen God's Wife

by Tan,Amy

Condition: Fine/Fine


E Rutherford, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Putnam & Company, 1991. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 1st edition 1991. Never read. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

"Riveting...the book rings with distinctive voices, and it's laden with those details that make readers feel that they've gained a toehold on another world." -USA TodayWinnie and Helen have kept each other's worst secrets for more than fifty years. Now, because she believes she is dying, Helen wants to expose everything. And Winnie angrily determines that she must be the one to tell her daughter, Pearl, about the past—including the terible truth even Helen does not know. And so begins Winnie's story of her life on a small island outside Shanghai in the 1920s, and other places in China during World War II, and traces the happy and desperate events tha led to Winnie's coming to America in 1949.




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On Mar 8 2007, michael341 said:
  "it's beautiful, you won't regret spending your money in buying this book. you will learn many things about chinese culture."

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