Hadley Park Branch Library is closed Saturday, October 19.

The bonesetter's daughter

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
 
(1)
4 star
 
(1)
3 star
 
(0)
2 star
 
(0)
1 star
 
(1)
Author:
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Description
A mother and daughter find what they share in their bones in this compelling novel from the bestselling author of The Joy Luck Club and Where the Past Begins: A Writer's Memoir.Ruth Young and her widowed mother have always had a difficult relationship. But when she discovers writings that vividly describe her mother's tumultuous life growing up in China, Ruth discovers a side of LuLing that she never knew existed.Transported to a backwoods village known as Immortal Heart, Ruth learns of secrets passed along by a mute nursemaid, Precious Auntie; of a cave where dragon bones are mined; of the crumbling ravine known as the End of the World; and of the curse that LuLing believes she released through betrayal. Within the calligraphied pages awaits the truth about a mother's heart, secrets she cannot tell her daughter, yet hopes she will never forget...Conjuring the pain of broken dreams and the power of myths, The Bonesetter's Daughter is an excavation of the human spirit: the past, its deepest wounds, its most profound hopes.
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
Contributors:
ISBN:
9780345457370
9781101202951
9780804114981
9781606405437
9781597770767
9780399146855
9781402509162
9780399146435
9781428140905
Reading Level:
UG
Level 5.7, 18 Points
Lexile measure:
800L
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 6b71ecee-0102-47a5-5c48-adf423b3df01
Grouping Title bonesetter s daughter
Grouping Author tan amy
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-10-16 22:54:53PM
Last Indexed 2019-10-15 23:41:45PM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level UG
accelerated_reader_point_value 18
accelerated_reader_reading_level 5.7
auth_author2 Chen, Joan, 1961-
author Tan, Amy.
author2-role Chen, Joan,1961-
Chen, Joan,1961-|Narrator
author_display Tan, Amy
available_at_catalog Annex
Bellevue
Bellevue Kids
Green Hills
Green Hills Kids
Hermitage
Hermitage Kids
Southeast
collection_catalog Audiobook
Fiction
detailed_location_catalog Annex - Adult Fiction
Bellevue - Adult Audiobook
Bellevue - Adult Fiction
Green Hills - Adult Audiobook
Green Hills - Adult Fiction
Hermitage - Adult Fiction
Southeast - Adult Fiction
display_description A mother and daughter find what they share in their bones in this compelling novel from the bestselling author of The Joy Luck Club and Where the Past Begins: A Writer's Memoir.
Ruth Young and her widowed mother have always had a difficult relationship. But when she discovers writings that vividly describe her mother's tumultuous life growing up in China, Ruth discovers a side of LuLing that she never knew existed.
Transported to a backwoods village known as Immortal Heart, Ruth learns of secrets passed along by a mute nursemaid, Precious Auntie; of a cave where dragon bones are mined; of the crumbling ravine known as the End of the World; and of the curse that LuLing believes she released through betrayal. Within the calligraphied pages awaits the truth about a mother's heart, secrets she cannot tell her daughter, yet hopes she will never forget...
Conjuring the pain of broken dreams and the power of myths, The Bonesetter's Daughter is an excavation of the human spirit: the past, its deepest wounds, its most profound hopes.
format_catalog Book
CD audio book
Playaway
eAudiobook
eBook
format_category_catalog Audio Books
Books
eBook
id 6b71ecee-0102-47a5-5c48-adf423b3df01
isbn 9780345457370
9780399146435
9780399146855
9780804114981
9781101202951
9781402509162
9781428140905
9781597770767
9781606405437
item_details
Bib IdItem IdShelf LocCall NumFormatFormat CategoryNum CopiesIs Order ItemIs eContenteContent SourceeContent FileeContent URLsubformatDetailed StatusLast CheckinLocationSub-location
ils:CARL0000153075 35192025980537 Green Hills - Adult Fiction Fiction Tan 1 false false On Shelf GH
ils:CARL0000153075 35192090042171 Bellevue - Adult Fiction Fiction Tan 1 false false On Shelf BL
ils:CARL0000153075 35192028023053 Annex - Adult Fiction Fiction Tan 1 false false On Shelf AX
ils:CARL0000153075 35192042926943 Hermitage - Adult Fiction Fiction Tan 1 false false On Shelf HM
ils:CARL0000153075 35192035413446 Annex - Adult Fiction Fiction Tan 1 false false On Shelf AX
ils:CARL0000153075 35192037772385 Southeast - Adult Fiction Fiction Tan 1 false false On Shelf SE
ils:CARL0000153075 A01580555 Hume-Fogg High Magnet - Teen Fiction F TAN PBK 1 false false On Shelf 69450
ils:CARL0000291706 35192045048778 Green Hills - Adult Audiobook PLAYAWAY Fiction Tan 1 false false On Shelf GH
ils:CARL0000291706 35192045824442 Bellevue - Adult Audiobook PLAYAWAY Fiction Tan 1 false false Checked Out BL
overdrive:eecc9d29-2956-4bc1-a3de-d56e32fbe242 -1 Online OverDrive Collection Online OverDrive eAudiobook Audio Books 1 false true OverDrive OverDrive MP3 Audiobook, OverDrive Listen Available Online
overdrive:9f11b1a5-f10e-4c9d-8fde-c7a143a43345 -1 Online OverDrive Collection Online OverDrive eBook eBook 1 false true OverDrive Adobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive Read Available Online
ils:CARL0000175923 35192027720808 Green Hills - Adult Audiobook CD AUDIO Fiction Tan 1 false false Checked Out GH
itype_catalog
Book
CD audio book
Playaway
last_indexed 2019-10-16T04:41:45.705Z
lexile_score 800
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Drama
Fiction
local_callnumber_catalog CD AUDIO Fiction Tan
Fiction Tan
PLAYAWAY Fiction Tan
owning_library_catalog Nashville Public Library
owning_location_catalog Annex
Bellevue
Bellevue Kids
Green Hills
Green Hills Kids
Hermitage
Hermitage Kids
Southeast
primary_isbn 9780345457370
publishDate 2001
record_details
Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical Description
ils:CARL0000153075 Book Books English G.P. Putnam's , 2001. 353 p. ; 24 cm.
ils:CARL0000291706 Playaway Audio Books English Recorded Books; p2001. 1 sound media player (12 hr.) : digital ; 8.5 x 5.5 cm.
overdrive:eecc9d29-2956-4bc1-a3de-d56e32fbe242 eAudiobook Audio Books English Phoenix Books, Inc.
overdrive:9f11b1a5-f10e-4c9d-8fde-c7a143a43345 eBook eBook English Penguin Publishing Group 2001
ils:CARL0000175923 CD audio book Audio Books English Recorded Books, p2001. 10 sound discs (10 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_catalog
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:CARL0000153075 35192025980537 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000153075 35192090042171 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000153075 35192028023053 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000153075 35192042926943 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000153075 35192035413446 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000153075 35192037772385 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000291706 35192045048778 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000291706 35192045824442 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false true
overdrive:eecc9d29-2956-4bc1-a3de-d56e32fbe242 -1 Available Online Available Online false true true false false false
overdrive:9f11b1a5-f10e-4c9d-8fde-c7a143a43345 -1 Available Online Available Online false true true false false false
ils:CARL0000175923 35192027720808 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false true
subject_facet China -- Fiction
Chinese American families -- Fiction
Chinese American women -- Fiction
Mothers and daughters -- Fiction
Women -- China -- Fiction
Women immigrants -- Fiction
title_display The bonesetter's daughter
title_full The Bonesetter's Daughter
The bonesetter's daughter / Amy Tan
The bonesetter's daughter [sound recording] / Amy Tan
title_short The bonesetter's daughter
title_sub
topic_facet Chinese American families
Chinese American women
Drama
Fiction
Literature
Mothers and daughters
Women
Women immigrants