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The Resource The bonesetter's daughter, Amy Tan

The bonesetter's daughter, Amy Tan

Label
The bonesetter's daughter
Title
The bonesetter's daughter
Statement of responsibility
Amy Tan
Title variation
bonesetters daughter
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Set in Contemporary San Francisco and in a Chinese village where Peking Man is being unearthed, The Bonesetter's Daughter is an excavation of the human spirit: the past, its deepest wounds, its most profound hopes. The story conjures the pain of broken dream, the power of myths, and the strength of love that enables us to recover in memory what we have lost in grief. Over the course of one fog-shrouded year, between one season of falling stars and the next, mother and daughter find what they share in their bones through heredity, history, and inexpressible qualities of love
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2001
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058446
Cataloging source
DLC
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Tan, Amy
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Chinese American families
  • Chinese American women
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Women immigrants
  • Women
  • China
Target audience
adult
Label
The bonesetter's daughter, Amy Tan
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocm44883576
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
353 p.
Isbn
9780399146435
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
00062673
System control number
(Sirsi) ADA-2561
Label
The bonesetter's daughter, Amy Tan
Publication
Control code
ocm44883576
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
353 p.
Isbn
9780399146435
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
00062673
System control number
(Sirsi) ADA-2561

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