Book #12485

Saving Fish From Drowning - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Amy Tan
Saving Fish From Drowning - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Amy Tan.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo
Publisher: New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2005.
ISBN: 0399153012

A very beautiful first Trade edition/first printing (only preceded by a privately published Easton Press edition) in unread Very Fine condition in alike dust-jacket, SIGNED by Amy Tan on the title page.

Amy Tan's tale of eleven Americans, on an art expedition into the southern Shan state of Burma. On Christmas-morning they leave their resort and disappear. As they find themselves deep in the jungle, they encounter a tribe awaiting the return of the leader and the mythical book of wisdom to protect them from ravages and destruction; xviii, 472, [6] pages.

Price: $69.00

Author Bio

Amy Tan

Amy Tan, award winning American novel writer of Chinese descent often describing mother-daughter relationships as well as relationships between Chinese American women and their immigrant parents.

Tan was born on February 19, 1952 to Chinese immigrants in Oakland, California. America was a place of refuge for her family; her mother fled to America to escape her abusive first husband and Tan’s father immigrated to avoid the Chinese Civil War.

As a girl, Tan rejected her Chinese heritage. She disliked her Asian appearance and even slept with a clothespin on her nose to narrow its shape. “I felt ashamed of being different and ashamed of feeling that way,” she later commented. Instead, she embraced everything American.

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