[KINDLE] ❀ The Bonesetters Daughter By Amy Tan – Tactical-player.co.uk


The Bonesetters Daughter Ruth Young And Her Widowed Mother, LuLing, Have Always Had A Tumultuous Relationship Now, Before She Succumbs To Forgetfulness, LuLing Gives Ruth Some Of Her Writings, Which Reveal A Side Of LuLing That Ruth Has Never Known In A Remote Mountain Village Where Ghosts And Tradition Rule, LuLing Grows Up In The Care Of Her Mute Precious Auntie As The Family Endures A Curse Laid Upon A Relative Known As The Bonesetter When Headstrong LuLing Rejects The Marriage Proposal Of The Coffinmaker, A Shocking Series Of Events Are Set In Motion All Of Which Lead Back To Ruth And LuLing In Modern San Francisco The Truth That Ruth Learns From Her Mother S Past Will Forever Change Her Perception Of Family, Love, And Forgiveness.



10 thoughts on “The Bonesetters Daughter

  1. says:

    As an adolescent reader, Amy Tan used to be one of my favorite authors, yet, at the time, I did not appreciate the scope of her writing One of my 2017 reading goals is to revisit authors I read during that time so as to fully enjoy their work The Bonesetter s Daughter, an sweeping novel that takes a reader from C


  2. says:

    Amy Tan has a way of starting a story that s impossible to put down For the first half of the book I kept wondering what about it made it so good Anecdotal stories, relatable characters, Chinese folklore for interest these are all good, but I finally realized in the last quarter of the book why I liked it so much Bec


  3. says:

    Amy Tan s books are like a fine wine they re meant to be savored, to get the maximum amount of enjoyment out of each drop or word on each page.I have yet to read a book that s worthy of anything less than 5 stars Knock on wood, let s hope it stays that way.Ruth is a 46 year old professional woman with a busy life of her


  4. says:

    This is a chronicle of voicelessness across three generations of a Chinese family it captures how these women lost their voices, why they continued to be voiceless, and how they attempted to reclaim their voice Voice in this book is both literal and figurative it s about standing up for oneself, speaking one s truth, being a


  5. says:

    This was the first Amy Tan book I read This book wasn t specifically recommended, but the author was I was expecting something magical to happen as I turned the pages, but I couldn t get past the first four or five chapters of the book Besides the overly long sections of actionless description the story stagnated because of a po


  6. says:

    Like The Joy Luck Club, this book is about relationships between mothers and daughters, and the importance of knowing each other s life stories In the first part of the book, we meet Ruth, a first generation Chinese American working as a ghostwriter for New Age self help books in California She has a hard time asserting herself in h


  7. says:

    I think that when Amy Tan is right on she is definitely right on A few years ago I devoured every book she had written and still have all of her books on my bookshelf I decided to re read The Bonesetter s Daughter for my Booklikes opoly square The Bonesetter s Daughter is told as a shifting narrative of a Chines American daughter Ruth t


  8. says:

    I just didn t enjoy this as much as Amy Tan s other books Her plot development, with its mother daughter issues, has become almost a formula She does do a credible job describing life in China in the last century and I came away with a deeper understanding of that culture I just never thought of Amy Tan as the Maeve Binchy of Asian writing


  9. says:

    4 4.5 stars.Tan portrayed in a great way the cultural and language conflicts between migrant parents and their kids.I also enjoyed the part of the book set in China from 1915 to 1950.


  10. says:

    At the beginning of Amy Tan s fourth novel, two packets of papers written in Chinese calligraphy fall into the hands of Ruth Young One bundle is titled Things I Know Are True and the other, Things I Must Not Forget The author That would be the protagonist s mother, LuLing, who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer s disease In these documents the elder


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About the Author: Amy Tan

Amy Tan Chinese pinyin T n nm i born February 19, 1952 is an American writer whose works explore mother daughter relationships and what it means to grow up as a first generation Asian American In 1993, Tan s adaptation of her most popular fiction work, The Joy Luck Club, became a commercially successful film.She has written several other books, including The Kitchen God s Wife, The Hun Amy Tan Chinese pinyin T n nm i born February 19, 1952 is an American writer whose works explore mother daughter relationships and what it means to grow up as a first generation Asian American In 1993, Tan s adaptation of her most popular fiction work, The Joy Luck Club, became a commercially successful film.She has written several other books, including The Kitchen God s Wife, The Hundred Secret Senses, and The Bonesetter s Daughter, and a collection of non fiction essays entitled The Opposite of Fate A Book of Musings Her most recent book, Saving Fish From Drowning, explores the tribulations experienced by a group of people who disappear while on an art expedition into the jungles of Burma In addition, Tan has written two children s books The Moon Lady 1992 and Sagwa, The Chinese Siamese Cat 1994 , which was turned into an animated series airing on PBS She has also appeared on PBS in a short spot on encouraging children to write.Currently, she is the literary editor for West, Los Angeles Times Sunday magazine