“Her most polished work… Tan is a wonderful storyteller, and the story’s many strands – Olivia’s Childhood, her courtship and marriage, Kwan’s ghost stories and village tales – propel the work to its climactic but bittersweet end.” USA Today

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“Bittersweet is the right word about the book. Wonderful to imagine that we have unknown layers of relationships between people we love and people we hate. So many hidden things that connects us with each other.” Alex