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Amy Tan (1952 - )

Nationality: American
Periods: American: 20th Century

Novelist of books about Chinese-American women and the immigrant experience

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Biographical sites about Amy Tan

Amy Tan Biography
http://www.achievement.org/autodoc/page/tan0bio-1
This biography focuses on both Tan's childhood and adult life, particularly her relationship with her family.
Contains: Pictures, Extensive Bio
Author: Academy of Achievement
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Amy Tan Interview
http://www.achievement.org/autodoc/page/tan0int-1
This long interview with Tan deals with her writing, her desire to write, her inspirations, and her relationships with her family. Includes audio and video clips.
Contains: Pictures, Interview
Author: Academy of Achievement
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Anniina's Amy Tan Page
http://www.luminarium.org/contemporary/amytan/
This site includes a biographical sketch, links to reviews, interviews and articles about Amy Tan and her works, as well as links to a few critical articles.
Contains: Sketch, Webliography, Interview
Author: Anniina Jokinen
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Voices from the Gaps: Amy Tan
http://voices.cla.umn.edu/vg/Bios/entries/tan_amy.html
This page includes a long biography, a list of works by Tan, a bibliography of articles about her works, and links to other Amy Tan-related web sites.
Contains: Extensive Bio, Bibliography, Webliography, Works Available, Commentary
Author: Ted J. Sonquist
From: Voices from the Gaps
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Other sites about Amy Tan

The Salon Interview: Amy Tan: The Spirit Within
http://www.salon.com/12nov1995/feature/tan.html
"With her tiny Yorkshire terrier, Babbazo, snugly ensconced in her lap, Tan, a brilliant smile often belying the frankness of her words, talked about the burdens of fame, the world of Yin, and her struggles with her own emotional demons."
Contains: Interview
From: Salon November 12, 1995
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