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The Resource The opposite of fate : a book of musings, Amy Tan

The opposite of fate : a book of musings, Amy Tan

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
The author reflects on her family's Chinese American legacy, her experiences as a writer, her survival of natural disasters, and her struggle to manage three family members afflicted with brain disease
Tone
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2003
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
158712
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 813/.54
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3570.A48
LC item number
Z47 2003
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a book of musings
Label
The opposite of fate : a book of musings, Amy Tan
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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
20959949
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
398 pages
Isbn
9780399150746
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2003047190
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm52493386
  • (Sirsi) AAS-0666
Label
The opposite of fate : a book of musings, Amy Tan
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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
20959949
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
398 pages
Isbn
9780399150746
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2003047190
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm52493386
  • (Sirsi) AAS-0666

Library Locations

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      270 Crawford Street, Montezuma, IN, 47862, US
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