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The Resource Where the past begins : a writer's memoir, Amy Tan

Where the past begins : a writer's memoir, Amy Tan

Label
Where the past begins : a writer's memoir
Title
Where the past begins
Title remainder
a writer's memoir
Statement of responsibility
Amy Tan
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From New York Times bestselling author Amy Tan, a memoir on her life as a writer, her childhood, and the symbiotic relationship between fiction and emotional memory"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tan, Amy
Dewey number
  • 813/.54
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3570.A48
LC item number
Z46 2017
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tan, Amy
  • Novelists, American
  • Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.)
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Composition & Creative Writing
Label
Where the past begins : a writer's memoir, Amy Tan
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue. The breaker of combs -- I: Imagination. A leaky imagination ; Music as muse ; Souvenir from a dream ; Hidden genius ; Reorientation: Homer, Alaska -- II: Memory in emotion. Genuine emotions ; The feeling of what it felt like when it happened ; A mere mortal at age twenty-five ; A mere mortal at age twenty-six ; How to change fate: step 1 -- III: Retrieving the past. The unfurling of leaves ; The auntie of the woman who lost her mind ; Unstoppable ; Time and distance: age twenty-four ; Time and distance: age fifty ; Time and distance: age sixty -- IV: Unknown endings. The darkest moment of my life ; Nipping dog ; The father I did not know ; Reliable witness -- V: Reading and writing. I am the author of this novel ; How I learned to read ; Splayed poem: the road ; Eidolons ; Letters to the editor ; Letters in English ; Why write? -- VI: Language. Language: a love story ; Intestinal fortitude ; Principles of linguistics ; Companions in the house
Control code
on1002397362
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 357 pages
Isbn
9780062319296
Lccn
2017036982
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1002397362
Label
Where the past begins : a writer's memoir, Amy Tan
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue. The breaker of combs -- I: Imagination. A leaky imagination ; Music as muse ; Souvenir from a dream ; Hidden genius ; Reorientation: Homer, Alaska -- II: Memory in emotion. Genuine emotions ; The feeling of what it felt like when it happened ; A mere mortal at age twenty-five ; A mere mortal at age twenty-six ; How to change fate: step 1 -- III: Retrieving the past. The unfurling of leaves ; The auntie of the woman who lost her mind ; Unstoppable ; Time and distance: age twenty-four ; Time and distance: age fifty ; Time and distance: age sixty -- IV: Unknown endings. The darkest moment of my life ; Nipping dog ; The father I did not know ; Reliable witness -- V: Reading and writing. I am the author of this novel ; How I learned to read ; Splayed poem: the road ; Eidolons ; Letters to the editor ; Letters in English ; Why write? -- VI: Language. Language: a love story ; Intestinal fortitude ; Principles of linguistics ; Companions in the house
Control code
on1002397362
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 357 pages
Isbn
9780062319296
Lccn
2017036982
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1002397362

Library Locations

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