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Amy Tan Current Picture of Amy Tan Picture of when Amy published the Joy Luck CLub Amy Tan is an American author whose work focuses mainly on mother-daughter relationships and the Chienese American experience. Amy was brought up in southern California by her Chinese-born Dad and Mother, who is classed high in China. Her childhood was rough as she struggled to hold onto her parent's Chinese traditions and her wanting to be more American. She longed to be a fiction writer while her parents wanted her to be a neurosurgeon. The different thoughts and growing up in separate environments impacted their relationship; there wasn't very much understanding between her parents and Amy. Still, Amy pursued through the adversities and eventually made her dream of being a writer come true. Amy majored in English at the San Jose State, in California, in the early 1970s. She worked as a technical writer for many years. She got to a point where she was a workaholic and had no interest in her career at all. Her friends suggested that she takes some time to herself, she would present her fictional ideas by

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