The kitchen god's wife

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Winnie Louie and Helen Kwong have always shared secrets, but now Helen wants to reveal them. Helen is convinced she is dying and decides to celebrate what might be her last Chinese New Year by telling all the secrets of her life, as well as Winnie Louie's and those of Winnie's daughter Pearl. There are some things, however, that Pearl would rather her mother didn't know. The result of Helen's tell-all mood is a series of comic misunderstandings and heartbreaking realizations about luck, loss, and trust. In this funny and touching novel Amy Tan reveals important truths about the effect of secrets kept and revealed, and the miraculous, resilient nature of love among mothers, daughters, and friends.
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subject_facet Americans -- Fiction, Audiobooks, California -- Fiction, China -- Fiction, Chinese American families -- Fiction, Chinese Americans -- Fiction, Domestic fiction, Family secrets -- Fiction, Mothers and daughters -- Fiction
title_display The kitchen god's wife
title_full The Kitchen God's Wife, The kitchen god's wife / Amy Tan, The kitchen god's wife [sound recording] / Amy Tan
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