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Saving Fish From Drowning

by Amy Tan

Saving Fish From Drowning
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    Oct 2005, 480 pages
    Sep 2006, 512 pages

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A provocative new novel from the bestselling author of The Joy Luck Club and The Bonesetter's Daughter

From the book jacket: On an ill-fated art expedition into the southern Shan state of Burma, eleven Americans leave their Floating Island Resort for a Christmas-morning tour - and disappear. Through twists of fate, curses, and just plain human error, they find themselves deep in the jungle, where they encounter a tribe awaiting the return of the leader and the mythical book of wisdom that will protect them from the ravages and destruction of the Myanmar military regime.
Filled with Amy Tan's signature "idiosyncratic, sympathetic characters, haunting images, historical complexity, significant contemporary themes, and suspenseful mystery" (Los Angeles Times), Saving Fish from Drowning ...

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