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For readers of amy tan's bestselling novel, the valley of amazement, revisit her classic tale of mothers and daughters four mothers, four daughters, four. United in shared loss and hope, they call themselves the joy luck club with wit and wisdom, amy tan examines the sometimes painful, often tender, and. Born in 1952 in oakland, california to chinese immigrant parents, amy tan joy luck club was adapted into a feature film in 1994, for which amy tan was a.
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