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The Kitchen God's Wife

Tan, Amy

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ISBN 10: 0399135782 / ISBN 13: 9780399135781
Published by G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1991
Condition: Collectible: Very Good Soft cover
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Advance reading copy. Flat SIGNED by Amy Tan on the title page. The first few pages have gently turned upper corners and the corners are lightly tipped. Bookseller Inventory # 15112814

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Title: The Kitchen God's Wife

Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:Collectible: Very Good

Signed: Signed

Edition: First Edition.

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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.

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A wonderful story , full of the richness of Chinese cutlure and language. Amy Tan really took me into her life, past and present. She has a great way of conveying the language and the images that only one from her world and experiences would know. I felt totally connected to Winnie Louie!

-Ceneta Lee Williams, Ballantine National Account Manager

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