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The Valley of Amazement

Thursday, January 16th 2014.
Author: Amy Tan
Publisher: Ecco; First Edition edition (November 5, 2013)
Language: English
ISBN/ASIN: 0062107313

The Valley of Amazement

Amy Tan’s The Valley of Amazement is a sweeping, evocative epic of two women’s intertwined fates and their seek for id, that strikes from the lavish parlors of Shanghai courtesans to the fog-shrouded mountains of a faraway chinese language village.

Spanning more than forty years and two continents, The Valley of Amazement resurrects pivotal episodes in historical past: from the crumple of China’s final imperial dynasty, to the upward thrust of the Republic, the explosive boom of moneymaking overseas change and anti-overseas sentiment, to the inside workings of courtesan properties and the lives of the international “Shanghailanders” living within the global settlement, both erased by World battle II.

A deeply evocative narrative concerning the profound connections between moms and daughters, The Valley of Amazement returns readers to the compelling territory of Amy Tan’s the enjoyment luck membership. along with her characteristic insight and humor, she conjures a narrative of inherited trauma, need and deception, and the facility and stubbornness of affection.

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