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  • ISBN: 9781429506540 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1429506547 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (288 pages)
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2006.

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Formatted Contents Note:
Feathers from a thousand Li away -- The twenty-six malignant gates -- American translation -- Queen mother of the western skies.
Summary, etc.:
In 1949, four Chinese women--drawn together by the shadow of their past--begin meeting in San Francisco to play mah jong, invest in stocks and "say" stories. They call their gathering the Joy Luck Club--and forge a relationship that binds them for more than three decades.
Target Audience Note:
930 Lexile.
Source of Description Note:
Description based on print version record.
Subject: Women > Societies and clubs > Fiction.
Reminiscing in old age > Fiction.
San Francisco (Calif.) > Fiction.
Chinese American women > Fiction.
Mothers and daughters > Fiction.
Loss (Psychology) > Fiction.
Female friendship > Fiction.
Mothers > Death > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Electronic books.

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