The Joy Luck Club: A Novel

by Amy Tan | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0143038095 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingBooksandMusicwing of Seattle, Washington USA on 1/15/2017
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Journal Entry 1 by wingBooksandMusicwing from Seattle, Washington USA on Sunday, January 15, 2017
This is the second time I have read this book and I enjoyed it both times.
Four women from China, all from different circumstances and unknown to each other, come to America around 1950. Each woman has a daughter born in America. The women become friends and get together weekly for mah jong, investing in the stock market, eating, friendship and storytelling.
We hear each woman's story before coming to America, and then each mother and daughter's stories in America.
It is both universal in the mother/daughter bond, and all that comes with that, but it is also uniquely Chinese, providing an interesting window into the culture for a non-Chinese reader.
I thought the story dragged a bit at the end, but overall very good.

Journal Entry 2 by wingBooksandMusicwing at Seattle, Washington USA on Tuesday, January 24, 2017
I am going to offer this book in the Lit/Fic VBB

Journal Entry 3 by wingBooksandMusicwing at Seattle, Washington USA on Wednesday, April 26, 2017
This book was not selected in bookstogive's lit/fic VBB. I am likely going to wild release it.

Journal Entry 4 by wingBooksandMusicwing at Little Free Library 4512 in Seattle, Washington USA on Thursday, April 27, 2017

Released 2 yrs ago (4/26/2017 UTC) at Little Free Library 4512 in Seattle, Washington USA

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