Amy TanAmy Ruth Tan (born February 19, 1952) is an American author known for ''The Joy Luck Club,'' which was adapted into The Joy Luck Club in 1993 by director Wayne Wang.
Tan has written several other novels, including ''The Kitchen God's Wife'', ''The Hundred Secret Senses'', ''The Bonesetter's Daughter'', ''Saving Fish from Drowning'', and ''The Valley of Amazement''. Tan's latest book is a memoir entitled ''Where The Past Begins: A Writer's Memoir'' (2017). In addition to these, Tan has written two children's books: ''The Moon Lady'' (1992) and ''Sagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat'' (1994), which was turned into an animated series that aired on PBS.
Despite her success, Tan has also received substantial criticism for her depictions of Chinese culture and the usage of stereotypes. Provided by Wikipedia
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