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The Kitchen God's Wife
by Amy Tan

Published: 2006-09-21
Paperback : 416 pages
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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 Winnie angrily determines that she must be the one to tell her daughter, Pearl, about the past—including the terible truth even Helen does ...
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With the same narrative skills and evocative powers that made her first novel, The Joy Luck Club, a national bestseller, Tan now tells the story of Winnie Louie, an aging Chinese woman unfolding a life's worth of secrets to her suspicious, Americanized daughter.

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by krilljack (see profile) 07/04/20

 
  "The Kitchen God's Wife"by dlbunce (see profile) 03/10/13

I loved this book. It takes us on a journey to China in the 1920's -1940's through the life of Weili (Winnie Louie). She endures so much before coming to the United States. So much that she doesn't choose... (read more)

 
  "Great book! Amy Tan is a wonderful storyteller and we all enjoyed the book."by LindsayB (see profile) 09/22/08

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