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Amy Tan

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Amy Tan is an American writer whose works explore mother-daughter relationships and the Chinese American experience. Her novel The Joy Luck Club was adapted into a film by director Wayne Wang.


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Amy Tan On 'Where The Past Begins'
Fresh Air
Tan explores the contradictions of her upbringing in the memoir, 'Where the Past Begins.' In it, she connects her experiences with spirituality to those of her parents and of her maternal grandmother, who was a concubine. Also, book critic Maureen Corrigan reviews 'Death in the Air.'
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Feb 19th, 1952
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49 minutes, 11 seconds