In 1949 four Chinese women-drawn together by the shadow of their past-begin meeting in San Francisco to play mah jong, invest in stocks, eat dim sum, and "say" stories. They call their gathering the Joy Luck Club. Nearly forty years later, one of the members has died, and her daughter has come to take her place, only to learn of her mother's lifelong wish-and the tragic way in which it has come true.
The revelation of this secret unleashes an urgent need among the women to reach back and remember…
This is a used copy in good condition with some general wear throughout, including yellowing to the pages and wear to the dust jacket.
By Amy Tan. Hardcover. 288 pages. Published by GP Putnam's Sons, 1989.