Amy Tan’s The Kitchen God’s Wife is a beautifully written tale of a Mother’s love for her daughter and the secrets that must be shared for both of their hearts to heal. Set in post communist China, the story is about Winnie Tans triumphant journey across a war torn country and eventually into the United States. A riveting narrative of a courageous woman and the bond she shares with her daughter. Amy Tans transforms this personal journey of culture to enlighten the reader to the power that unites Mothers and daughters of all walks of life.
Amy Tan’s distinctive voice captivates an audience, allowing the reader to walk along side Winnie Tan as she embarks on the hardships of her life that transcends pain into power that she instills into her daughter. A must read for everyone.