Saving Fish From Drowning by Amy Tan

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The highly-anticipated novel from the best-selling author of â¬~The Joy Luck Clubâ¬' and â¬~The Bonesetterâ¬'s Daughterâ¬'. On an ill-fated art expedition of the Southern Shan State in Burma, eleven Americans leave their Floating Island Resort for a Christmas morning tour â¬' and disappear. Through the twists of fate, curses, and just plain human error, they find themselves deep in the Burma 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), â¬~Saving Fish from Drowningâ¬' seduces the reader with a façade of Buddhist illusions, magical tricks, and light comedy, even as the absurd and picaresque spiral into a gripping morality tale about the consequences of intentions â¬' both good and bad â¬' and of the shared responsibility that individuals must accept for the actions of others. This 2006 HarperPerennial Paperback is in Good condition.

ISBN: 9780007216161 SKU: 968442 Note: Any image shown is from a stock photo and is not the actual book.