The opposite of fate : a book of musings /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Tan, Amy.
Format: Book
Published: New York : Putnam c2003.
Table of Contents:
  • Fate and faith: CliffsNotes version of my life
  • How we knew
  • Question of fate
  • Faith
  • Changing the past: Last week
  • My grandmother's choice
  • Thinly disguised memoir
  • Persona errata
  • Scent
  • American circumstances and Chinese character: Fish cheeks
  • dangerous advice
  • Midlife confidential
  • Arrival banquet
  • Joy luck and Hollywood
  • Strong winds, strong influences: What she meant
  • Confessions
  • Pretty beyond belief
  • Most hateful words
  • My love affair with Vladimir Nabokov
  • Luck, chance, and a charmed life: Inferior decorating
  • Room with a view, new kitchen, and ghosts
  • Retreat to reality
  • My hair, my face, my nails
  • Ghosts of my imagination
  • Choice of words: What the library means to me
  • Mother tongue
  • Language of discretion
  • Five writing tips
  • Required reading and other dangerous subjects
  • Angst and the second book
  • Best stories
  • Hope: What I would remember
  • To complain is American
  • Opposite of fate.