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THE JOY LUCK CLUB by Amy Tan (tensions and bonds between generations and cultures)


Let’s Kill Til It’s Dead: The Myth That Mom’s Salary Pays For Childcare, by Ester Bloom. Choice quote: "When we assume women alone should shoulder the price of childcare — which is, by the way, often extravagant — we are saying, as a culture, that women are still and primarily responsible for the home front. That that’s their real job and whatever outside work they do is secondary, disposable, temporary."


Joy Luck Club. I adore this movie! And I think this is the first movie I can say, I'm glad I saw before reading the book. They are very complimentary! I recommend this movie wholeheartedly. Especially for mother/daughter relationships!

29 Books To Get You Through Your Quarter-Life Crisis

The Joy Luck Club, by Amy Tan | 29 Books To Get You Through Your Quarter-Life Crisis


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20 Classic And Important Books That Will Make You Feel Well-Read, Even If They're The Only Ones You Read

Everyone wants to feel intelligent. We watch Jeopardy!, test ourselves with New York Times crosswords, and check our RSS feeds each day for the news we need to know. Sometimes, we even start to feel pretty smart. But then it happens: Your friend refe


An old favorite, brilliantly written - (1989) a best-selling novel written by Amy Tan. The Joy Luck Club is the story of four mothers, Chinese-born women who migrated to the United States, and their American-born daughters. The book focuses on the women’s childhoods, loves, heartbreaks, and their relationships with each other. Chinese-American director Wayne Wang was impressed with the story and created a film version of the novel.