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Why should you read "The Joy Luck Club" by Amy Tan?

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Speaker: Sheila Marie Orfano

In her Auntie An-mei's home, Jing-Mei reluctantly takes her seat at the eastern corner of the mahjong table. At the north, south and west corners are her aunties, long-time members of the Joy Luck Club. This gathering is the point of departure for a series of interconnected vignettes in Amy Tan's debut novel. Sheila Marie Orfano explores why the novel still captivates readers worldwide. [Directed by Kayu Leung & Alo Trusz, narrated by Pen-Pen Chen].