This widely acclaimed bestseller spans two countries and two generations, following a group of Chinese women who meet to play mah jong, invest money and tell the secret stories of their lives. They call their gathering the Joy Luck Club.
“Powerful as myth.” —The Washington Post Book World
“Beautifully written…a jewel of a book.” —The New York Times Book Review
“Powerful…full of magic…you won’t be doing anything of importance until you have finished this book.” —Los Angeles Times
“Wonderful…a significant lesson in what storytelling has to do with memory and inheritance.” —San Francisco Chronicle