Amy Tan

Author Amy Tan will be at Agnes Scott on Nov. 19 reading from her new book The Valley of Amazement in Gaines Chapel, Presser Hall. The event begins at 7:15 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Tickets will be distributed at the door (no reservations). The event is sponsored by the Georgia Center for the Book.

Tan is the author of The Joy Luck Club, The Kitchen God’s Wife, The Hundred Secret Senses, The Bonesetter’s Daughter, The Opposite of Fate: Memories of a Writing Life, and two children’s books, The Moon Lady and Sagwa (which has now been adapted as a PBS production). Tan was also a co-producer and co-screenwriter of the film version of The Joy Luck Club, and her essays and stories have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies. Her work has been translated into 35 languages.

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