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 excursions into past lives—her family’s and her own—that make for the most fertile reading.
Causes Amy Tan Supports
Self Help for the Elderly
Squaw Valley Community of Writers
San Francisco Symphony
San Francisco Opera