Explore how generational and cultural differences can divide--and then unite--immigrant mothers and their American-born daughters as you study CliffsNotes on The Joy Luck Club.
This novel describes the lives of four women, who fled China in the 1940s, and their contentious relationships with their four very Americanized daughters. Through the love of their mothers, each of these young women learns about her heritage and so is able to deal more effectively with her life.
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- ISBN-13: 9780822006855
- ISBN-10: 0822006855
- Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
- Publish Date: September 1994
- Page Count: 80
- Dimensions: 8.68 x 5.43 x 0.22 inches
- Shipping Weight: 0.26 pounds
Series: Cliffsnotes Literature Guides