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Saving Fish From Drowning

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The highly anticipated novel from the bestselling author of The Joy Luck Club' and The Bonesetter's Daughter'.

On an ill-fated art expedition of the Southern Shan State in Burma, eleven Americans leave their Floating Island Resort for a Christmas morning tour - and disappear. Through the twists of fate, curses and just plain human error, they find themselves deep in the Burma jungle, where they encounter a tribe awaiting the return of the leader and the mythical book of wisdom that will protect them from the ravages and destruction of the Myanmar military regime.

Filled with Amy Tan's signature idiosyncratic, sympathetic characters, haunting images, historical complexity, significant contemporary themes, and suspenseful mystery' (Los Angeles Times), Saving Fish from Drowning' seduces the reader with a façade of Buddhist illusions, magical tricks and light comedy, even as the absurd and picaresque spiral into a gripping morality tale about the consequences of intentions - both good and bad - and of the shared responsibility that individuals must accept for the actions of others.

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Author(s):
Amy Tan
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0007216165
ISBN-13:
9780007216161
Publisher:
Harper Perennial
Title:
Saving Fish From Drowning

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The highly anticipated novel from the bestselling author of The Joy Luck Club' and The Bonesetter's Daughter'.

On an ill-fated art expedition of the Southern Shan State in Burma, eleven Americans leave their Floating Island Resort for a Christmas morning tour - and disappear. Through the twists of fate, curses and just plain human error, they find themselves deep in the Burma jungle, where they encounter a tribe awaiting the return of the leader and the mythical book of wisdom that will protect them from the ravages and destruction of the Myanmar military regime.

Filled with Amy Tan's signature idiosyncratic, sympathetic characters, haunting images, historical complexity, significant contemporary themes, and suspenseful mystery' (Los Angeles Times), Saving Fish from Drowning' seduces the reader with a façade of Buddhist illusions, magical tricks and light comedy, even as the absurd and picaresque spiral into a gripping morality tale about the consequences of intentions - both good and bad - and of the shared responsibility that individuals must accept for the actions of others.

Author(s):
Amy Tan
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0007216165
ISBN-13:
9780007216161
Publisher:
Harper Perennial
Title:
Saving Fish From Drowning

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