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The Moon Lady
by Amy Tan
$7.99
Paperback
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BOOK DETAILS

  • Paperback
  • Nov.01.1995
  • 9780689806162
  • Aladdin

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On a rainy afternoon, three sisters wish for the rain to stoop, wish they could play in the puddles, wish for something, anything, to do. So Ying-Ying, their grandmother, tells them a tale from long ago. On the night of the Moon Festival, when Ying-ying was a little girl, she encountered the Moon Lady, who grants the secret wishes of those who ask, and learned from her that the best wishes are those you can make come true yourself. This haunting tale, adapted from Amy Tan's bestseller, The Joy Luck Club, and enhanced by Gretchen Schields's rich, meticulously detailed art, is a book for all to treasure.
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On a rainy afternoon, three sisters wish for the rain to stoop, wish they could play in the puddles, wish for something, anything, to do. So Ying-Ying, their grandmother, tells them a tale from long ago. On the night of the Moon Festival, when Ying-ying was a little girl, she encountered the Moon Lady, who grants the secret wishes of those who ask, and learned from her that the best wishes are those you can make come true yourself. This haunting tale, adapted from Amy Tan's bestseller, The Joy Luck Club, and enhanced by Gretchen Schields's rich, meticulously detailed art, is a book for all to treasure.

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About Amy

As a child Amy Tan believed her life was duller than most. She read to escape. Her parents wanted her to be a doctor and a concert pianist. She secretly dreamed of becoming an artist. She began writing fiction when she was 33. Her first short story was published when she was...

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Published Reviews

Dec.13.2007

Many of the essays in The Opposite of Fate are sharp and invigorating, like “Mother Tongue,” Tan’s defense of the fierce, primal authority of her mother’s “broken” English. … But it is Tan’s...

Dec.13.2007

In The Joy Luck Club, her first novel, short-story-like vignettes alternate back and forth between the lives of four Chinese women in pre-1949 China and the lives of their American-born daughters...