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16 edition of The kitchen god"s wife found in the catalog.

The kitchen god"s wife

by Amy Tan

  • 366 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California,
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • Chinese American families -- Fiction,
    • Chinese Americans -- Fiction,
    • Mothers and daughters -- Fiction,
    • California -- Fiction,
    • China -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAmy Tan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3570.A48 K58 1991b
      The Physical Object
      FormatHardcover
      Pagination415 p. ;
      Number of Pages415
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1530439M
      ISBN 100399135782
      LC Control Number91007828

      New York Times Book Review A beautiful book. [W]hat fascinates in The Kitchen God's Wife is not only the insistent storytelling but the details of Chinese life and tradition; not only how people lived but how their sensibility shines through, most notably in their speech. Amy Tan has a command with language in which event and concrete. Jade Nunez: The Kitchen God’s Wife written by Amy Tan is a book filled with plot twist and drama. It’s an interesting historical fiction book with a different way to present the plot. The story is told by two characters, Winnie and Pearl, and each take turns in their point of view.

      The information about The Kitchen God's Wife shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. Dec 16,  · I read this book years ago and I absolutely loved it! It is a wonderful story. My rating is not for the book- it's for the audio recording itself. It's terribly muffled. I downloaded this to listen to in the car on a road trip but it's such a poor quality that I couldn't hear it good enough over the sound of the road. My windows were even /5(4).

      Jul 22,  · The kitchen god's wife by Amy Tan, , Ivy Books edition, in EnglishCited by: Summary of The Kitchen God’s Wife, by Amy Tan (Penguin Edition, ) Chapter One, “The Shop of the Gods,” pages Pearl Louie Brandt, the Chinese-American narrator of this chapter, describes a phone call from her quirky Chinese mother, Winnie Louie, who has called to say that Pearl must attend her cousin Bao-bao Kwong’s engagement.


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The kitchen god"s wife by Amy Tan Download PDF EPUB FB2

There are other characters, but there is no doubt that the mother and the daughter are the protagonists of this novel. Pear and Winnie are not only the sole narrators, they are what this novel is about.

The Kitchen God’s Wife opens with the daughter’s narration. The Kitchen God's Wife was my second novel by Amy Tan.4/5.

Amy Tan is the author of The Joy Luck Club, The Kitchen God’s Wife, The Hundred Secret Senses, The Bonesetter’s Daughter, Saving Fish from Drowning, and two children’s books, The Moon Lady and Sagwa, which was adapted as a PBS production, for which she served as a creative consultant and writer.

Tan was also a coproducer and coscreen-writer of the film version of The Joy Luck Club, and Cited by: From Auntie Du, Pearl inherits a table altar to the Kitchen God, a deceitful husband and a judge of who gets good luck and who gets bad.

After the banquet and funeral, Helen shares with Winnie a letter informing her that Wen Fu, Winnie's former abusive husband, has died of heart disease. Amy Tan is the author of The Joy Luck Club, The Kitchen God’s Wife, The Hundred Secret Senses, and two children’s books, The Moon Lady and The Chinese Siamese Cat, which has been adapted as Sagwa, a PBS series for children.

Sep 29,  · Jade Nunez: The Kitchen God’s Wife written by Amy Tan is a book filled with plot twist and drama. It’s an interesting historical fiction book with a different way to present the plot.

The story is told by two characters, Winnie and Pearl, and each take turns in their point of view/5(). Free download or read online The Kitchen Gods Wife pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Amy Tan. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this fiction, historical story are Winnie, Auntie Helen.4/5. The Kitchen God's Wife. The Kitchen God's Wife is a novel by Amy Tan that was first published in Read a Plot Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis. See a complete list of the characters in The Kitchen God's Wife and in-depth analyses of Pearl Louie Brandt, Helen, and Winnie Louie.

This site uses cookies for analytics, personalized content and ads. By continuing to browse this site, you agree to this use. Learn more. The Kitchen God's Wife is very much about the issues that arise out of the immigrant experience and the generation gap between immigrants and their children.

This struggle is mostly illustrated through the character of Pearl, who is American born but is raised in a household with Chinese customs and traditions always coming into play. By the spring ofThe Kitchen God's Wife topped a quarter million sales as it headed into paperback for even wider distribution.

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Right now, a generous supporter will match your donation 2 Pages: Amy Tan  is the author of  The Joy Luck Club,  The Kitchen God’s Wife,  The Hundred Secret Senses,  The Bonesetter’s Daughter,  The Opposite of Fate: Memories of a Writing Life,  Saving Fish from /5(30). Amy Tan is the author of The Joy Luck Club, The Kitchen God's Wife, The Hundred Secret Senses, The Bonesetter's Daughter, The Opposite of Fate, Saving Fish from Drowning, and two children's books, 4/5(28).

The Kitchen God's Wife tells the story of a Chinese-American family, alternating point of view between American-born Pearl and her immigrant mother, Winnie. The story starts with Pearl, her.

Amy Tan is the author of The Joy Luck Club, The Kitchen God’s Wife, The Hundred Secret Senses, The Bonesetter’s Daughter, The Opposite of Fate: Memories of a Writing Life, Saving Fish from Drowning, The Valley of Amazement, and two children’s books, The Moon Lady and The Chinese Siamese Cat, which was adapted into a PBS television series/5.

Nov 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of The Kitchen God's Wife book by Amy Tan. 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 Free shipping over $/5(5). Feb 04,  · Books Advanced Search Amazon Charts Best Sellers & more Top New Releases Deals in Books School Books Textbooks Books Outlet Children's Books Calendars & Diaries The Kitchen God's Wife and over 8 million other books are available for Amazon Kindle.4/5(35).

Nov 29,  · As with all of Tan’s books, The Kitchen God’s Wife looks at the difficulties of bicultural life, the female struggle in a patriarchal society, and the tension between fate and self-determination.

The novel alternates between the s and s and various cities, country towns, and islands in and off the coast of China as well as California. Jul 25,  · Download The Kitchen God’s Wife by Amy Tan PDF novel free. “The Kitchen God’s Wife” is an extremely emotional and heart touching novel that covers contemporary, historical fiction, culture and women’s fiction in which the author plots about the relation between daughter and mother.

Tan can relax. If The Joy Luck Club was an astonishing literary debut, The Kitchen God's Wife is a triumph, a solid indication of a mature talent for magically involving storytelling, beguiling use of. Pearl makes clear at the beginning of The Kitchen God’s Wife that she feels distant from her mother, Winnie, for a variety of reasons.

Although Pearl feels a sense of duty to her mother, she feels no real connection to the traditional Chinese culture to which her mother belongs.Sep 21,  · Read "The Kitchen God's Wife A Novel" by Amy Tan available from Rakuten Kobo. With the same narrative skills and evocative powers that made her first novel, The Joy Luck Club, a /5(19).Editions for The Kitchen God's Wife: (Paperback published in ), X (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition), (Ha Editions for The Kitchen God Home.