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The Kitchen God's Wife by  Amy Tan - Paperback - 1992-04-22 - from Kayleighbug Books (SKU: 027516)

The Kitchen God's Wife

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The Kitchen God's Wife

by Tan, Amy

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ISBN 10
080410753X
ISBN 13
9780804107532
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New York: Ivy Books, 1992-04-22. Mass Market Paperback. Good. spine creases, edge wear; Winnie 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.

Synopsis

"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.

Details

Bookseller
Kayleighbug Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
027516
Title
The Kitchen God's Wife
Author
Tan, Amy
Format/binding
Mass Market Paperback
Book condition
Used - Good
Quantity available
3
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
080410753X
ISBN 13
9780804107532
Publisher
Ivy Books
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1992-04-22
Bookseller catalogs
General Fiction;

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