Where the Past Begins: Memory and Imagination

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Price
$16.99  $15.63
Publisher
Ecco Press
Publish Date
Pages
368
Dimensions
5.3 X 0.8 X 8.0 inches | 0.5 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780062319319

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About the Author

Amy Tan is the author of The Joy Luck Club, The Kitchen God's Wife, The Hundred Secret Senses, The Bonesetter's Daughter, The Opposite of Fate: Memories of a Writing Life, Saving Fish from Drowning, and two children's books, The Moon Lady and Sagwa, which was adapted into a PBS Kids production. Tan was also a coproducer and coscreenwriter of the film version of The Joy Luck Club. Her essays and stories have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies, and her work has been translated into thirty-five languages. She lives with her husband in San Francisco and New York.

Reviews

"The best new memoir I've read in a decade is Amy Tan's breath-taking high-wire act of memory and imagination . . . [a] classic of the form . . . A must-read for the ages."--Mary Karr
"Any book by best-selling Tan is cause for excitement, and this surprising and gripping memoir will be zealously promoted and discussed."--Booklist (starred review)