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The Hundred Secret Senses, AMY TAN

Author:    AMY TAN

Title:   The Hundred Secret Senses

Binding:   Paper Back

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Ivy Books 1996-12-01

ISBN Number:    080411109X / 9780804111096

Seller ID:   20070607104232

" THE WISEST AND MOST CAPTIVATING NOVEL TAN HAS WRITTEN." --The Boston Sunday Globe
" TRULY MAGICAL . . . UNFORGETTABLE . . . The first-person narrator is Olivia Laguni, and her unrelenting nemesis from childhood on is her half-sister, Kwan Li. . . . It is Kwan's haunting predictions, her implementation of the secret senses, and her linking of the present with the past that cause this novel to shimmer with meaning--and to leave it in the readers mind when the book has long been finished."
--The San Diego Tribune
" HER MOST POLISHED WORK . . . Tan is a wonderful storyteller, and the story's many strands--Olivia's childhood, her courtship and marriage, Kwan's ghost stories and village tales--propel the work to its climactic but bittersweet end." --USA Today
" TAN HAS ONCE MORE PRODUCED A NOVEL WONDERFULLY LIKE A HOLOGRAM: turn it this way and find Chinese-Americans shopping and arguing in San Francisco; turn it that way and the Chinese of Changmian village in 1864 are fleeing into the hills to hide from the rampaging Manchus. . . . THE HUNDRED SECRET SENSES doesn't simply return to a world but burrows more deeply into it, following new trails to fresh revelations.
--Newsweek

Price = 7.99 USD



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