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    During high school when I did not have the life experience to fully appreciate her work I read each of Amy Tan's books as they came out Now years later with many other books and various experiences under my belt I reread The Joy Luck Club Tan's first book as part of my March Women's History Month lineup Following her mot

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    After I read The Joy Luck Club summer reuired reading before sopho English in high school I started pestering my mom about her abandoned children in mainland China I also declared that I would name my two kids after the aforementioned abandoned children Spring Flower and Spring RainMy mom laughed in my face about the latter saying no self respecting Chinese would give their kids such pedestrian names and woul

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    Why read The Joy Luck Club? Because sometimes one needs to get in touch with his inner Chinese feminine side Amy Tan's most famous book offered ample opportunity in that regard The JLC is all about the relationships between Chinese moms and their daughters Honestly I picked this up as part of my studies into Chinese culture My brother has

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    The Joy Luck Club Amy TanThe Joy Luck Club is a 1989 novel written by Amy Tan It focuses on four Chinese American immigrant families in San Francisco who start a club known as The Joy Luck Club playing the Chinese game of Mahjong for money while feasting on a variety of foods The book is structured somewhat like a Mahjong game with four parts divided into four sections to create sixteen chapters The three moth

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    It's not fashionable to profess a liking for The Joy Luck Club In both academic and literary circles Tan has been maligned

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    I really wish I like this one than I did I have heard about it for years and have seen it on many must read lists I kept waiting for it to click with me but it never didIt is not a bad book and my rating only reflects my experience with it It is well written and the different stories in it are all interesting but my mind kept wandering I feel like there was not enough to keep me focused As I can tell from other reviews this is n

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    Those of you who read my blog are most likely aware that my relationship with my mother is not all bouncing bunnies and beautiful butterflies As an American born son raised with traditionally Asian standards my childhood has been filled with conflicts resulting in screaming matches and bountiful tears So reading The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan

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    A collection of linked short stories sketching the complexities of mother daughter bonds between Chinese American women Alternating between tales set in China and the United States the work sensitively renders the inner lives of four friends and their daughters who struggle to communicate with each other and clash over the course of their fu

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    I feel kind of cheated out what could have been a great story by a truly dreadful narration on audible Some of the voices were totally over the top and sounded cartoonish and listening to this one became a annoying and I gave up 30% in to the bookAudible can make or break a book unfortunately this one didnt work for me as its difficult to concentrate on the words when the narrator is using cartoonish voices or on some of the cha

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    Ok I admit it I was obsessed with Amy Tan my first year of college I learned all there was about her read The J

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Four mothers four daughters four families whose histories shift with the four winds depending on who's telling the stories In 1949 four Chinese women recent immigrants to San Francisco meet weekly to play mahjong and tell stories of what they left behind in China United in loss and new hope for their daughters' futures they call themselves the Joy Luck Club Th. Why read The Joy Luck Club Because sometimes one needs to get in touch with his inner Chinese feminine side Amy Tan s most famous book offered ample opportunity in that regard The JLC is all about the relationships between Chinese moms and their daughters Honestly I picked this up as part of my studies into Chinese culture My brother has been teaching English over there for a few years now and I plan on visiting one day As per usual I like to read up on a place before the trip Some people say that spoils the surprise but I feel like I get out of the visit that way There always seems to be plenty of surprises when you travel to the other side of the world regardless of the prep workWas this useful for Chinese studies Not 100% The stories herein which are no doubt heavily indebted to Tan s personal experiences are not only fictional but they re also about the Chinese American experience A good deal of the book takes place in the US There are many old worldhome land stories and Tan does an excellent job including and describing Chinese customs and traditions It s just that most of the time they are tainted or at least touched by the hand of the West The relationships themselves and how they play out is for the most part satisfying Emotions sometimes run high and occasionally over There are laughs to be had in everyday misunderstandings The characters may be foreign to me but were nevertheless utterly relatable After all most everyone has a parent child relationship to relate to My own relationship with my mother was for better or worse close I may not be a woman or Chinese but that hardly matters as nothing was lost in Tan s translation of the mother child bond Marriage by Deception you travel to the other side of the world regardless of the prep workWas this useful for Chinese studies Not 100% The stories herein which are no doubt heavily indebted to Tan s personal experiences are not only fictional but they re also about the Chinese American experience A good deal of the book takes place in the US There are many old worldhome land stories and Tan does an excellent job including and describing Chinese customs and traditions It s just that most of the time they are tainted or at least touched by the hand of the West The relationships themselves and how they play out is for the most part satisfying Emotions sometimes run high and occasionally over There are laughs to be had in everyday misunderstandings The characters may be foreign to me but were nevertheless utterly relatable After all most everyone has a parent child relationship to relate to My own relationship with my mother was for better or worse close I may not be a woman or Chinese but that hardly matters as nothing was lost in Tan s translation of the mother child bond

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Each woman reveals her secrets trying to unravel the truth about her life the strings become tangled entwined Mothers boast or despair over daughters and daughters roll their eyes even as they feel the inextricable tightening of their matriarchal ties Tan is an astute storyteller enticing readers to immerse themselves into these lives of complexity and mystery. I feel kind of cheated out what could have been a great story by a truly dreadful narration on audible Some of the voices were totally over the top and sounded cartoonish and listening to this one became a annoying and I gave up 30% in to the bookAudible can make or break a book unfortunately this one didnt work for me as its difficult to concentrate on the words when the narrator is using cartoonish voices or on some of the characters and because this is a story where there are many characters and many stories this can become uite tedious However the great thing about audible is you can return the book if for whatever reason you are not enjoying the experience and I think this is works pretty well as every now and again I come across a narrator that just takes away from a bookWhile I didn t enjoy the audio version I dont think I will invest in the hard copy format as I found the structure of the story confusing and while I like books that examine mother and daugher relationships and stories where American Immigrants families tell their stories I did find the story skipped around too much and I was having difficulty connecting with the characters Again this may be down to the audio version but I am not feeling the love so not going to invest any time or cash on this one The Prince of Pleasure (The Wilde Brothers, you can return the book if for whatever reason Hers to Protect you are not enjoying the experience and I think this is works pretty well as every now and again I come across a narrator that just takes away from a bookWhile I didn t enjoy the audio version I dont think I will invest in the hard copy format as I found the structure of the story confusing and while I like books that examine mother and daugher relationships and stories where American Immigrants families tell their stories I did find the story skipped around too much and I was having difficulty connecting with the characters Again this may be down to the audio version but I am not feeling the love so not going to invest any time or cash on this one

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Eir daughters who have never heard these stories think their mothers' advice is irrelevant to their modern American lives – until their own inner crises reveal how much they've unknowingly inherited of their mothers' pasts With wit and sensitivity Amy Tan examines the sometimes painful often tender and always deep connection between mothers and daughters As. It s not fashionable to profess a liking for The Joy Luck Club In both academic and literary circles Tan has been maligned for her seeming misandry and racial self loathing raked across the coals for her largely negative portrayal of AsianAsian American men and for marrying off all her Asian American female characters to white men She s been dismissed for writing chick lit lightweight family melodrama laced with orientalist cliches She s even been accused of being politically reactionary As Asian American literature scholar Erin Ninh states in her academic text Ingratitude The Joy Luck Club conveniently ignores America s systemic racial and economic discrimination It must be understood as part and parcel of an assimilationist obfuscation of power And yet I have a soft spot for this book Because damn it Amy Tan was a pioneer a groundbreaker When I first read this novel at age 14 or so it really spoke to me It thrilled me that someone was finally writing down the difficult truths of Asian American mother daughter relationships exposing the hidden realities of my private life to the public eye A risky thing to do as Amy Chua learned to her chagrin decades later Waverly Jong s tragic story of chess playing and mother daughter psychological warfare how could anyone not find it unforgettable The scene where Lindo Jong poisons her daughter s mind against the mink coat she previously loved doesn t it perfectly sum up the complicated lovehate dynamic between two devious and damaged women intelligent and yet conditioned by society to waste their intelligence scheming against each other Secret Agent Minister and Deadly Texas Rose yet I have a soft spot for this book Because damn it Amy Tan was a pioneer a groundbreaker When I first read this novel at age 14 or so it really spoke to me It thrilled me that someone was finally writing down the difficult truths of Asian American mother daughter relationships exposing the hidden realities of my private life to the public eye A risky thing to do as Amy Chua learned to her chagrin decades later Waverly Jong s tragic story of chess playing and mother daughter psychological warfare how could anyone not find it unforgettable The scene where Lindo Jong poisons her daughter s mind against the mink coat she previously loved doesn t it perfectly sum up the complicated lovehate dynamic between two devious and damaged women intelligent and Dangerous Melody (Treasure Seekers yet conditioned by society to waste their intelligence scheming against each other