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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?falling+leaves+mah'''Falling Leaves : The True Story of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter'''], by Adeline Yen Mah.  This book is also available in a version written for younger readers: [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?chinese+cinderella+the+true+story'''Chinese Cinderella''']
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?falling+leaves+mah'''Falling Leaves : The True Story of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter'''], by Adeline Yen Mah.  This book is also available in a version written for younger readers: [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?chinese+cinderella+the+true+story'''Chinese Cinderella''']
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?bone+ng'''Bone'''], by Fae Myenne Ng
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?bone+ng'''Bone'''], by Fae Myenne Ng
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==First-Generation, Second-Generation and other Immigrant Stories==

Revision as of 18:50, 24 September 2012

Article in Adult Fiction and Big Read categories.

About the Author

Other works by Amy Tan

Fiction:

Nonfiction:

For Children:

Novels featuring Chinese Culture and History

  • The Red Chamber by Pauline Chen - An epic reimagining of the Chinese classic "Dream of the Red Chamber" is set against a backdrop of eighteenth-century Beijing and follows the intersecting lives of three women, including orphaned Daiyu, who becomes tangled in a web of intrigue with ties to the Emperor's Palace.
  • Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See - The story of friendship across class and distance follows two women throughout their lives in 19th century China.

Novels and memoirs featuring Chinese-American Families

First-Generation, Second-Generation and other Immigrant Stories

Novels featuring Mothers and Daughters

Nonfiction featuring Chinese Culture and History

  • Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China by Jung Chang - The story of three generations in twentieth-century China, describing the life of the author's grandmother, a warlord's concubine; her mother, a member of the Communist elite, and the family's experiences during the Cultural Revolution.

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