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The Valley of Amazement [playaway]

By narrator Amy author Tan

A new novel from the internationally bestselling author of 'The Joy Luck Club'. In turn-of-the-century Shanghai, Violet Minturn is raised by her American mother, the mistress of the city's most renowned courtesan house. When the revolution comes, a cruel deception forces Violet to become a virgin courtesan. 'The Valley of Amazement' is the story of three women, bound by blood and betrayal. But, as she struggles to understand her heritage, it is Violet's determination to forge her own destiny that propels this bittersweet tale of family secrets, changing identities and lost love.

Format

Electronic Resources

Availability

1 available at Main (Downtown)
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Publish Date

2013

ISBN

9781480568686


Format: Electronic Resources
Author: Tan, Amy author, narrator
Summary: Violet is one of the most celebrated courtesans in Shanghai, a beautiful and intelligent woman who has honed her ability to become any man's fantasy since her start as a 'Virgin Courtesan' at the age of twelve. Half-Chinese and half-American, she moves effortlessly between the East and the West. But her talents belie her private struggle to understand who she really is and her search for a home in the world.
Title: The valley of amazement [playaway] / Amy Tan.
Publisher Date: [Solon, Ohio] : Playaway, [2013],p2013
Subject: Americans -- China -- Fiction Art -- Fiction. Courtesans -- Fiction. Family secrets -- Fiction Identity (Psychology) -- Fiction Kidnapping -- Fiction Mothers and daughters -- Fiction Shanghai (China) -- Fiction San Francisco (Calif.) -- Fiction
Isbn: 9781480568686
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 2
System Items Total: 3
Call Number: F Tan
Oclc: 855971724
Upc: 9781480568686
Bib Id: 463235

Format: Electronic Resources
Author: Tan, Amy author, narrator.
Summary: Violet is one of the most celebrated courtesans in Shanghai, a beautiful and intelligent woman who has honed her ability to become any man's fantasy since her start as a 'Virgin Courtesan' at the age of twelve. Half-Chinese and half-American, she moves effortlessly between the East and the West. But her talents belie her private struggle to understand who she really is and her search for a home in the world.
Title: The valley of amazement [playaway] / Amy Tan.
Edition: Unabridged.
Publisher, Date: [Solon, Ohio] : Playaway, [2013],p2013
Description: 1 audio media player (approximately 25 hr.) : digital, HD audio ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
Description: digital
Description: audio file Playaway audio
Subjects: Americans -- China -- Fiction
Subjects: Art -- Fiction.
Subjects: Courtesans -- Fiction.
Subjects: Family secrets -- Fiction
Subjects: Identity (Psychology) -- Fiction
Subjects: Kidnapping -- Fiction
Subjects: Mothers and daughters -- Fiction
Subjects: Shanghai (China) -- Fiction
Subjects: San Francisco (Calif.) -- Fiction
Genre: Audiobooks
Other Author: Wu, Nancy narrator.
Other Author: Bean, Joyce narrator.
Other Author: Playaway Digital Audio
Other Author: Findaway World, LLC
Other Author: Brilliance Audio (Firm)
Notes: One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for listening.
Notes: Title from Playaway label.
Notes: "HDAUDIO."
Notes: Release date supplied by publisher.
Notes: Previously released by Brilliance Audio.
Notes: Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player.
Notes: Performed by Nancy Wu, Joyce Bean, and Amy Tan.
ISBN: 9781480568686
Publisher Number: 19470
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 2
Total Copies: 3
Call Number: F Tan
Medium: [playaway]