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The kitchen god"s wife by Amy Tan

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Published by Ivy Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Mothers and daughters -- California -- Fiction,
  • Chinese Americans -- California -- Fiction,
  • Family -- China -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementAmy Tan
The Physical Object
Pagination532 p. ;
Number of Pages532
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15256150M
ISBN 10080410753X, 0606011773

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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 of , The Kitchen God's Wife topped a quarter million sales as it headed into paperback for even wider distribution. It was nominated for a Bay Area Book Reviewers award and was selected as editor's choice by Booklist.

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