The kitchen god"s wife by Amy Tan

Cover of: The kitchen god

Published by Ivy Books in New York .

Written in English

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StatementAmy Tan
SeriesIvy books
The Physical Object
Pagination532 S.
Number of Pages532
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24951288M
ISBN 10080410753X
ISBN 109780804107532
OCLC/WorldCa246981491

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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.

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See a complete list of the characters in The Kitchen God's Wife The kitchen gods wife book 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 The kitchen gods wife book 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. It was nominated for a Bay Area Book Reviewers award and was selected as editor's choice by Booklist.

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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.

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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.

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/5(). 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.

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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.

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In regards to other books, fans of Paullina Simon’s The Bronze Horseman trilogy may like The Kitchen God’s Wife for Winnie’s struggle to escape from Wen Fu, and Kim Thúy’s Mãn had a similar sense of cultural immersion, though it wasn’t quite so in-depth as in this book.

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The novel gets off to a slow start, but Ms. Tan eventually relates the story of Jiang Weili (Weiwei) from the time she was 6 years old in the China of through the present, in which she is Winnie Louie, the widowed matriarch of an extended Chinese.

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