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Where the past begins : a writer's memoir, Amy Tan

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Where the past begins : a writer's memoir
Title
Where the past begins
Title remainder
a writer's memoir
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Amy Tan
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eng
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"From New York Times bestselling author Amy Tan, a memoir on her life as a writer, her childhood, and the symbiotic relationship between fiction and emotional memory"--
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Title
Where the past begins
Creator
Summary
The best-selling author of such novels as The Joy Luck Club presents an intimate memoir on her life as a writer that explores formative experiences from her childhood and her evolving perspectives on the symbiotic relationship between fiction and emotional memory
Subject
Genre
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
autobiography
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10574477
Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
  • 813/.54
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3570.A48
LC item number
Z46 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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adult
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Where the past begins : a writer's memoir, Amy Tan
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Where the past begins : a writer's memoir, Amy Tan
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Prologue. The breaker of combs -- I. Imagination -- A leaky imagination -- Music as muse -- Souvenir from a dream -- Hidden genius -- Reorientation: Homer, Alaska -- II. Memory in emotion -- Genuine emotions -- The feeling of what it felt like when it happened -- A mere mortal at age twenty-five -- A mere mortal at age twenty-six -- How to change fate: step 1 -- III. Retrieving the past -- The unfurling of leaves -- The auntie of the woman who lost her mind -- Unstoppable -- Time and distance: age twenty-four -- Time and distance: age fifty -- Time and distance: age sixty -- IV. Unknown endings -- The darkest moment of my life -- Nipping dog -- The father I did not know -- Reliable witness -- V. Reading and writing -- I am the author of this novel -- How I learned to read -- Splayed poem: the road -- Eidolons -- Letters to the editor -- Letters in English -- Why write? -- VI. Language -- Language: a love story -- Intestinal fortitude -- Principles of linguistics -- Companions in the house
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ocn970381348
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 357 pages
Isbn
9780062319296
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)970381348

Library Locations

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