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THE JOY LUCK CLUB by  Amy Tan - First Edition - 1989 - from Captain Ahab's Rare Books (SKU: 1499)

THE JOY LUCK CLUB

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THE JOY LUCK CLUB

by Tan, Amy

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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1989. First Edition. The author's first book, an enormous publishing success and basis for the 1993 film directed by Wayne Wang. First Printing. Octavo; gray and aquamarine paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine and front panel; 288pp. Trivial wear along spine ends, else Fine. Dustjacket is the First Issue, with Canadian price of $26.50 to front flap and publisher's imprint in box at base of rear flap; unclipped, with pinpoint rubbing to corners and a faint vertical crease to front flap - Near Fine.

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The Joy Luck Club (1989) is a best-selling novel written by Amy Tan. It focuses on four Chinese American immigrant families who start a club known as "the Joy Luck Club," playing the Chinese game of Mahjong for money while feasting on a variety of foods. The book is structured somewhat like a mahjong game, with four parts divided into four sections to create sixteen chapters.

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book dealer
Captain Ahab's Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
1499
Title
THE JOY LUCK CLUB
Author
Tan, Amy
Book condition
second hand
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
G.P. Putnam's Sons
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1989

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Founded in 2010, Captain Ahab's Rare Books specializes in first editions of literature, genre fiction, film-related books and ephemera, zines, manuscript and archival material.

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rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
G
Good describes the average used and worn book that has all pages or leaves present. Any defects must be noted. (as defined by AB... [more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [more]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in... [more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [more]

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