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The opposite of fate

a book of musings

by Amy Tan

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Thorndike Press in Waterville, Me .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tan, Amy.,
  • Tan, Amy -- Family.,
  • Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Family relationships.,
  • Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Biography.,
  • Chinese Americans -- Biography.,
  • Free will and determinism.,
  • Chinese American families.,
  • Fiction -- Authorship.,
  • Fate and fatalism.,
  • Large type books.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAmy Tan.
    GenreBiography.
    SeriesThorndike Press large print core, Thorndike Press large print core series.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3570.A48 O67 2003b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination549 p. (large print) :
    Number of Pages549
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3692514M
    ISBN 100786256931
    LC Control Number2003065116

      Alison McGhee's sixth adult literary novel, The Opposite of Fate begins when year-old, upstate New Yorker, Mallie emerges from a year and a half long coma to find her life in pieces. Her /5. In her first book of nonfiction, bestselling novelist Amy Tan shares her personal philosophy of Tan was born into a family that believed in fate. In The Opposite of Fate: A Book of Musings, she explores this legacy, as well as American circumstances, and finds ways to honor the past while creating her own brand of destiny. She discovers answers in everyday actions and attitudes-from /5(19).

      The Opposite of Fate: A Book of Musings. Amy Tan. Large Print Press, Sep 1, - Biography & Autobiography - pages. 14 Reviews. A New York Times BestsellerAmy Tan was born into a family that believed in fate. She explores this legacy, as well as American circumstances, and finds ways to honor the past while creating her own brand of /5(14). Get this from a library! The opposite of fate: a book of musings. [Amy Tan] -- Born into a family who believed in fate, Amy Tan has always looked for alternative ways to make sense of the world. And now, in The Opposite of Fate, her first book of non-fiction she shares her.

    A book of great ambition, Sarah M. Broom’s The Yellow House tells a hundred years of her family and their relationship to home in a neglected area of one of America’s most mythologized cities. The Opposite of Fate offers vivid portraits of choices, attitudes, charms. THE OPPOSITE OF FATE is an intense and moving exploration of the decisions we make and don’t make that forever change the course of our lives. The Opposite of Fate by Alison McGhee. Publication Date: Febru Find a Book. View all.


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Amy 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, Saving Fish from Drowning, and two children’s books, The Moon Lady and The Chinese Siamese Cat, which has been adapted as Sagwa, a PBS series for was also the co-producer and co-screenwriter of the film version of The Joy Luck Club Cited by: 8.

The Opposite of Fate by Alison McGhee (#16 in ) Mallie Williams, 21 years young, wakes from a coma to uncover painful realization of what put her there-- a violent battery and rape. Mallie's family dynamic has changed considerably since her accident, and both the media and her community have become invested in the story around her recovery/5.

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Share. Buy New. $ $ + $ shipping Only 1 left in stock - order soon. /5(). The Opposite of Fate is a best book club book for discussion about a young woman who emerges from a coma and must face decisions made about her body—without her consent. Celebrating 25 Years. Recommending new books each month to spark lively conversation.

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Like its comparable 2/4(5). Amy 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, Saving Fish from Drowning, and two children’s books, The Moon Lady and The Chinese Siamese Cat, which has been adapted as Sagwa, a PBS series for was also the co-producer and co-screenwriter of the film version of The /5(29).

Much of the book, however, centers on medically-related themes. Prominent themes are: her diagnosis of neuroborreliosis--a form of late-stage Lyme disease--detailed in the final essay entitled "The Opposite of Fate"; her traumas such as the torture and murder of her best friend; the death of her father and brother from brain tumors; a car and a.

“The Opposite of Fate is a story for our times, for many of us who are concerned about the future of our bodies, afraid for a return to a place and time when women had no say over our reproductive rights, our ability to make decisions for ourselves and our livelihoods.

This is a powerful book about family, love, faith and the will to survive.”. "The Opposite of Fate" is a book of essays from various periods in the author's life, including one written when she was eight years old, on why she loved the public library.

Her revelations on the process of writing are especially interesting; what influenced her choices on plot and by: 8. The Opposite of Fate Book Summary and Study Guide. Amy Tan Booklist Amy Tan Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Opposite of Fate; Amy Tan reveals the events of her life that spurred her to write her most notable novels, The Kitchen God's Wife and The Joy Luck Club.

She credits most of the rather eccentric, twists in her novels. About The Opposite of Fate. Delve into the stories from Amy Tan’s life that inspired bestselling novels like The Joy Luck Club and The Valley of Amazement and the new memoir, Where the Past Begins Amy Tan has touched millions of readers with haunting and sympathetic novels of.

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The Opposite of Fate By Amy Tan. Nov. 23, ; Soon after my first book was published, I found myself often confronted with the subject of my mortality. The Opposite of Fate: A Book of Musings by Amy Tan; 12 editions; First published in ; Subjects: American Novelists, Family, Chinese Americans, Fiction, Fate and.

The Opposite of Fate is an intense and moving exploration of the decisions we make—and don’t make—that forever change the course of our lives.

About the Author ALISON MCGHEE’s best-selling novel Shadow Baby was a Today Show Book Club pick, and her picture book for adults, Someday, was a #1 New York Times bestseller. Review. Amy Tan begins The Opposite of Fate: A Book of Musings, a collection of essays that spans her literary career, on a humorous note; she is troubled that her life and novels have become the subject of a "Cliff’s Notes" g the little yellow booklet, she discovers that her work is seen as complex and rich with symbolism/5(K).

The Opposite of Fate by Amy Tan Ma In one of the chapters of her book, The Opposite of Fate, Amy Tan chronicles her battle with neurologic Lyme disease, which even top doctors in their fields could not properly diagnose.

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Putnam $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. ARTICLES. The Making of. Book Summary: The title of this book is The Opposite of Fate and it was written by Amy Tan. This particular edition is in a Paperback format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $ It was published by Penguin Books and has a Pages: