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The hundred secret senses

by Amy Tan

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Published by G.P. Putnam"s Sons in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Fiction.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Chinese American women -- Fiction,
    • Sisters -- United States -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAmy Tan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3570.A48 H86 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination358 p. ;
      Number of Pages358
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL795918M
      ISBN 100399141146
      LC Control Number95031791

      Amy Tan - The Hundred Secret Senses. This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents are either the product of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously, and any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, business establishments, events or locales is entirely coincidental.4/5(32).   The Hundred Secret Senses is an exultant novel about China and America, love and loyalty, the identities we invent and the true selves we discover along the way. Olivia Laguni is half-Chinese, but typically American in her uneasiness with her patchwork family. And no one in Olivia's family is more embarrassing to her than her half-sister, Kwan Li/5().

      The paper “The Hundred Secret Senses by Amy Tan” analyzes the novel by Amy Tan. Olivia, the protagonist of her novel, The Hundred Secret Senses, is Tan’s alter ego, trying to discard her Chinese identity and assimilate with the mainstream American culture.   It is not surprising, then, that in her latest book, "The Hundred Secret Senses," she should offer an apparent reworking of this theme. However, rather than focusing again on the mother-daughter Author: Claire Messud.

        Where can I find chapter summaries of The Hundred Secret Senses? I'm reading the book, but also need to take notes, so the summaries will help me do that. I've tried sparknotes, cliffnotes, and googled it. Get this from a library! The hundred secret senses. [Amy Tan] -- The story of two sisters, one brought up in the U.S., the other in China. The American sister is contemptuous of the other's belief in ghosts until events cause her to understand what they can do. A.


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Olivia Laguni is half-Chinese, but typically American in her uneasiness with her patchwork family. And no one in Olivia's family is more embarrassing to her than her half-sister, Kwan Li/5(). The "wisest and most captivating novel" (Boston Globe) from the author of the bestselling The Valley of Amazement and the new memoir Where the Past Begins Set in San Francisco and in a remote village of Southwestern China, Amy Tan's The Hundred Secret Senses is a tale of American assumptions shaken by Chinese ghosts and broadened with hope.

In /5(95). Tan again revisits the rich intersection of Chinese and American female sensibilities (The Joy Luck Club, ; The Kitchen God's Wife, ), this time layering her trademark home truths on the fragile foundation of an episodic century-old ghost story.

Olivia is three years old when her dying father reveals that she has a half-sister back in his native China and asks her Idaho-born.

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The Hundred Secret Senses by Amy Tan in DOC, EPUB, TXT download e-book. Welcome to our site, dear reader. All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of it's content suppliers and protected by US and international copyright laws%(). The Hundred Secret Senses is a fictional novel written by Chinese American writer Amy is a tale of two sisters, two spouses, and two cultures.

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the hundred secret senses By Amy Tan. he tremendous success of Amy Tan's two previous novels, "The Joy Luck Club" and "The Kitchen God's Wife," lay in her capacity to evoke, vividly and with subtle humor, the cultural dislocation of America's Chinese community.

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Years after her Chinese half sister assails her with ghost stories set in the mysterious world of Yin, a y. The Hundred Secret Senses is an exultant novel about China and America, love and loyalty, the identities we invent and the true selves we discover along the way.

Olivia Laguni is half-Chinese, but typically American in her uneasiness with her patchwork family. And no one in Olivia's family is more embarrassing to her than her half-sister, Kwan Li.AMY TAN is the author of The Valley of Amazement, The Joy Luck Club, The Kitchen God's Wife, The Hundred Secret Senses, The Bonesetter's Daughter, The Opposite of Fate, Saving Fish from Drowning, and two children's books, The Moon Lady and Sagwa the Chinese Siamese Cat.

Tan was also a co-producer and co-screenwriter of the film version of The.Introduction. An exalting, exultant novel about China and America, love and loyalty, invented identities and discovered selves, "The Hundred Secret Senses" tells the story of Olivia Laguni, who is half-Chinese, but typically American in her uneasiness with her patchwork family, especially her half-sister, Kwan, who can see the dead with her "yin eyes".3/5(3).