9 edition of The bonesetter"s daughter found in the catalog.
Originally published: New York : G.P. Putnams, 2001.
|Contributions||Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)|
|LC Classifications||CPB Box no. 1971 vol. 16|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||403 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||403|
|LC Control Number||2003558641|
““As compelling as Tan’s first bestseller, The Joy Luck Club No one writes about mothers and daughters with more empathy than Amy Tan.”–The Philadelphia Inquirer “[An] absorbing tale of the mother-daughter bond this book sing[s] with emotion and insight.” –People Ruth Young and her widowed mother, LuLing, have always had a tumultuous relationship.3/5(). The Bonesetter’s Daughter Summary. Keywords: bonesetters daughter summary. LuLing: Ruth’s mother. She immigrated to United States from China through her sister, Gao Ling. She shows how her life had changed through her writings in part 2. She is very emotional character who loves and acts passionately. Ruth: LuLing’s daughter (of course).
1. Bones constitute an important motif in The Bonesetter's Daughter. What is the significance of the book's title? How does breaking a bone change Ruth's life and her relationship with her mother? What importance do bones hold for LuLing and Precious Auntie? 2. Each year, Ruth makes a conscious decision not to speak for one week. There are many literary themes present in The Bonesetter’s Daughter. The setting takes place in San Francisco, California and also a small amount in China. One literary element used a lot in this book is imagery. Amy Tan is very descriptive of even small details in the novel.
Set in contemporary San Francisco and in a Chinese village where Peking Man is being unearthed, The Bonesetter's Daughter is an excavation of the human spirit: the past, its deepest wounds, its most profound hopes. Praise. Praise for The Bonesetter’s Daughter “As compelling as Tan’s first bestseller, The Joy Luck Club No one writes about mothers and daughters with more empathy than Amy Tan.”—The Philadelphia Inquirer “[An] absorbing tale of the mother-daughter bond this book sing[s] with emotion and insight.”—.
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Categories. Fiction Novels Modern & Contemporary. Share this book. Amy Tan’s novel, The Bonesetter’s Daughter, is a robust account of mothers, daughters, and the vital role the act of writing plays in the telling of secrets and a retelling of a family’s past.
The narrative itself is divided into three sections, each telling the story from a different point of view. Like layers of sediment being removed, each page unfolds into an even greater mystery: Who was Precious Auntie, whose suicide changed the path of LuLing's life?Set in contemporary San Francisco and pre-war China, The Bonesetter's Daughter is an excavation of the human spirit.
With great warmth and humour, /5(). THE BONESETTER'S DAUGHTER. by Amy Tan. INTRODUCTION. The first time Amy Tan - The New York Times best-selling author of The Joy Luck Club, The Kitchen God's Wife, and The Hundred Secret Senses - learned her mother's real name as well as that of her grandmother was on the day she died/5().
Summary In memories that rise like wisps of ghosts, LuLing Young searches for the name of her mother, the daughter of the Famous Bonesetter from the Mouth of the Mountain.
Trying to hold on to the evaporating past, she begins to write all that she can remember of her life as a girl in China.
49 quotes from The Bonesetter's Daughter: ‘Writing what you wished was the most dangerous form of wishful thinking.’ Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. The Bonesetter's Daughter by Amy Tanratings, average rating, 3, reviews Open Preview The Bonesetter Cited by: About The Bonesetter’s Daughter “The Bonesetter’s Daughter dramatically chronicles the tortured, devoted relationship between LuLing Young and her daughter Ruth A strong novel, filled with idiosyncratic, sympathetic characters, haunting images, historical complexity, significant contemporary themes, and suspenseful mystery.”.
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(En español: Usar la biblioteca de manera remota). The Bonesetter's Daughter is A wonderful story with outstanding narration.
Amy Tan is a gifted narrator,in addition to being a gifted author. I look forward to more Amy Tan books. "The Bonesetter's Daughter" is a touching portrait of a daughter searching for her mother's gradual loss of memory and history.
Ruth, ironically, a ghostwriter of self-help books, begins to suspect that there is something wrong with her mother, LuLing, who meanwhile is grasping as much of her waning memory as by: A poignant and often humorous book, THE BONESETTER'S DAUGHTER is an example of the best in writing and storytelling, a novel that transcends culture and history to strike at the heart of what makes us human.
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Librivox Free Audiobook. Full text of "The Bonesetter's Daughter" See other formats. The Bonesetter's Daughter Amy Tan pp, Flamingo £ Buy it at a discount at BOL. Perhaps the secret of Amy Tan's enormous popularity - this novel is as likely to find success as its Author: Guardian Staff.Written in Chinese by LuLing years earlier, when she first started worrying something was wrong with her memory, the papers contain a narrative of LuLing's life as a girl in China, and the life of her own mother, the daughter of the Famous Bonesetter from the village of Xian Xin - Immortal Heart - near the Mouth of the Mountain.