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Where the past begins : a writer's memoir / Amy Tan.

Tan, Amy, (author.).

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  • 15 of 25 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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1 current hold with 25 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria B TAN (Text) 37521530866112 AMPL Adult New Nonfiction Shelf Available -
Brazil PL - Brazil 813.54 T (Text) 38160000552859 Second Floor, Non-Fiction Available -
Brownstown PL - Brownstown 92 TAN (Text) 79361000105606 Adult Nonfiction - Biography Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola B TAN A (Text) 33118000181658 Adult: New Book Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 921 TAN (Text) 33187004297327 Nonfiction In process -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood BIO TAN (Text) 36626103877775 New Adult Biographies Checked out 11/30/2017
Hagerstown Jefferson Twp PL - Hagerstown 813.54 TAN (Text) 39213000822308 New Adult Nonfiction Available -
Jay Co PL - Portland B T161a (Text) 76383000454414 Adult New Shelf, B Reshelving -
Jennings Co PL - North Vernon BIO TAN (Text) 30653001411891 New Adult Bio In process -
Kendallville PL - Kendallville Main Branch BIOGRAPHY TAN, AMY MEMOIR (Text) 37516002033536 Adult New Book Shelf Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062319296
  • ISBN: 0062319299
  • Physical Description: x, 357 pages : illustrations, black and white photographs ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: Amy Tan is at her most intimate in revealing the truths and inspirations that underlie her extraordinary fiction. By delving into vivid memories of her traumatic childhood, confessions of self-doubt in her journals, and heartbreaking letters to and from her mother, she gives evidence to all that made it both unlikely and inevitable that she would become a writer. Through spontaneous storytelling, she shows how a fluid fictional state of mind unleashed near-forgotten memories that became the emotional nucleus of her novels.
Subject: Tan, Amy.
Novelists, American > 20th century > Biography.
Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Authors, American > 20th century > Biography.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Composition & Creative Writing.

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