Kitchen God's Wife

by Amy Tan | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 080410753x Global Overview for this book
Registered by LynnWrites of Tucson, Arizona USA on 3/3/2006
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3 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by LynnWrites from Tucson, Arizona USA on Friday, March 03, 2006
I love Amy Tan's writing. I read this one years ago so can't write a decent review - it's just been too long.
This is from a 'blurb': ...the world of California's immigrant Chinese...long-held secrets are revealed, and a family's myths are transferred ceremoniously to the next generation..brilliant tapestry of characters and conflicts...

Journal Entry 2 by LynnWrites from Tucson, Arizona USA on Tuesday, October 31, 2006
This book will be on its way to Portugal, to Conto, by about Nov. 3.
Part of a "cleaning off my bookshelf" RABCK offer.
Enjoy !!

Journal Entry 3 by wingcontowing from Lisboa (city), Lisboa (distrito) Portugal on Thursday, November 09, 2006
"Got the book ok"
This was the JE you asked me to do, but... I can't just say that!!... I want to thank you a lot, also, for this one and for the other book you sent along, "Mystic River", as well as for the postcard (I have a special "thing" about deserts, since I visited the Maroccan Sahara. Since then I wish I can get to know a lot more of them. This summer I've been quite near the Atacama desert and felt truly sorry for not being able to go there! Maube sometime I'll be able to check the desert in Arizona!)

I promess to journal again, as soon as I get to read it.

Journal Entry 4 by wingcontowing from Lisboa (city), Lisboa (distrito) Portugal on Thursday, March 01, 2007
I'm afraid I must say I didn't like this book as much as I thought, after hearing so much about Amy Tan's work! I almost left it aside when, for a moment, I was struggling to keep on...
I liked the thorough descriptions of the beginning of last century's life in China, but that was pretty all and... it's too much too less to get me going. I didn't quite understand the reason for so much secrecy and it sounded like just a motive, not very well worked out, for telling that lifetime story.

Anyway, I'm glad I read it, for I was very curious about the author... thanks a lot for that, hotflash.

I'll get this book back on the BC road soon...

Released 12 yrs ago (3/11/2007 UTC) at controlled release in Lisboa, -- Por correio / mão própria -- Portugal

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A RABCK as an answer to the kittycatss' post at the "What books are you ISO?" thread (Wishlists forum) and a thank you gift as well for a much in need maths book (if one can believe it, for I hardly can... maths, me??!).

Hope you enjoy it more than I did and... keep it traveling!
:-)

Journal Entry 6 by kittycatss from Ovar, Aveiro Portugal on Saturday, March 31, 2007
Já chegou à uns dias mas esqueci-me de fazer a JE, desculpem!!!!

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