The Resource The opposite of fate : a book of musings, Amy Tan, (electronic resource)

The opposite of fate : a book of musings, Amy Tan, (electronic resource)

Label
The opposite of fate : a book of musings
Title
The opposite of fate
Title remainder
a book of musings
Statement of responsibility
Amy Tan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
AAmy Tan has touched millions of readers with haunting and sympathetic novels of cultural complexity and profound empathy. With the same spirit and humor that characterize her acclaimed novels, she now shares her insight into her own life and how she escaped the curses of her past to make a future of her own. She takes us on a journey from her childhood of tragedy and comedy to the present day and her arrival as one of the world?s best-loved novelists. Whether recalling arguments with her mother in suburban California or introducing us to the ghosts that inhabit her computer, The Opposite of Fate
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tan, Amy
Dewey number
  • 813/.54
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Interest level
UG
LC call number
PS3570.A48
LC item number
Z47 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Reading level
7.7
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tan, Amy
  • Tan, Amy
  • Tan, Amy
  • Novelists, American
  • Novelists, American
  • Chinese Americans
  • Free will and determinism
  • Chinese American families
  • Fiction
  • Fate and fatalism
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Women
  • Literary
  • Personal Memoirs
  • Chinese American families
  • Chinese Americans
  • Families
  • Fate and fatalism
  • Fiction
  • Free will and determinism
  • Novelists, American
  • Novelists, American
Label
The opposite of fate : a book of musings, Amy Tan, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
ocm57365225
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (398 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101200414
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
85B025E3-DF19-4936-88FD-B067BEDB3B7D
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o57365225
  • (OCoLC)57365225
Label
The opposite of fate : a book of musings, Amy Tan, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
ocm57365225
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (398 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101200414
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
85B025E3-DF19-4936-88FD-B067BEDB3B7D
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o57365225
  • (OCoLC)57365225

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