The Hundred Secret Senses

The Hundred Secret Senses

Large Print - 1996
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Amy Tan's latest effort unfolds a series of family secrets that questions the connection between fate, beliefs, hopes, memory and imagination, and the natural gifts of our hundred secret senses. Years after her Chinese half-sister assails her with ghost stories set in the mysterious world of Yin, a young woman finds herself in China, looking for a way to reconcile the ghosts of her past with the dreams of her future. "The Hundred Secret Senses doesn't simply return to a world but burrows more deeply into it, following new trails to fresh revelations".--Newsweek. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
Publisher: Thorndike, Me. : Thorndike Press ; Bath, England : Chivers Press, 1996, c1995
ISBN: 9780786205981
0786205989
Branch Call Number: LP FIC Tan 3558ad 1
Characteristics: 568 p. --

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uncommonreader
Apr 04, 2013

Pop fiction. Set in California and Southern China, this novel tells the story of a woman and her half-sister, who see ghosts and tell ghost stories set in the 19th century. Unconvincing and unsatisfying.

penpencil22 Jun 24, 2011

My all-time favorite book by Amy Tan. gotta love Kwan :)

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darcigirl
Feb 11, 2011

This was a magical book, hard to put down...finished it rather quickly due to compelling story and interesting characters.

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