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The Resource The opposite of fate : memories of a writing life, Amy Tan

The opposite of fate : memories of a writing life, Amy Tan

Label
The opposite of fate : memories of a writing life
Title
The opposite of fate
Title remainder
memories of a writing life
Statement of responsibility
Amy Tan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
VPW
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tan, Amy
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3570.A48
LC item number
Z47 2004
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tan, Amy
  • Tan, Amy
  • Novelists, American
  • Novelists, American
  • Chinese Americans
  • Free will and determinism
  • Chinese American families
  • Fiction
  • Fate and fatalism
Label
The opposite of fate : memories of a writing life, Amy Tan
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Fate and faith: CliffsNotes version of my life -- How we knew -- Question of fate -- Faith -- Changing the past: Last week -- My grandmother's choice -- Thinly disguised memoir -- Persona errata -- Scent -- American circumstances and Chinese character: Fish cheeks -- Dangerous advice -- Midlife confidential -- Arrival banquet -- Joy luck and Hollywood -- Strong winds, strong influences: What she meant -- Confessions -- Pretty beyond belief -- Most hateful words -- My love affair with Vladimir Nabokov -- Luck, chance, and a charmed life: Inferior decorating -- Room with a view, new kitchen, and ghosts -- Retreat to reality -- My hair, my face, my nails -- Ghosts of my imagination -- Choice of words: What the library means to me -- Mother tongue -- Language of discretion -- Five writing tips -- Required reading and other dangerous subjects -- Angst and the second book -- Best stories -- Hope: What I would remember -- To complain is American -- Opposite of fate
Control code
ocm56829070
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
398 p.
Isbn
9780142004890
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)56829070
Label
The opposite of fate : memories of a writing life, Amy Tan
Publication
Contents
Fate and faith: CliffsNotes version of my life -- How we knew -- Question of fate -- Faith -- Changing the past: Last week -- My grandmother's choice -- Thinly disguised memoir -- Persona errata -- Scent -- American circumstances and Chinese character: Fish cheeks -- Dangerous advice -- Midlife confidential -- Arrival banquet -- Joy luck and Hollywood -- Strong winds, strong influences: What she meant -- Confessions -- Pretty beyond belief -- Most hateful words -- My love affair with Vladimir Nabokov -- Luck, chance, and a charmed life: Inferior decorating -- Room with a view, new kitchen, and ghosts -- Retreat to reality -- My hair, my face, my nails -- Ghosts of my imagination -- Choice of words: What the library means to me -- Mother tongue -- Language of discretion -- Five writing tips -- Required reading and other dangerous subjects -- Angst and the second book -- Best stories -- Hope: What I would remember -- To complain is American -- Opposite of fate
Control code
ocm56829070
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
398 p.
Isbn
9780142004890
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)56829070

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