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Amy Tan

Author of The Joy Luck Club

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Amy Tan says on her own website (http://www.amytan.net/) that those who want to know her official biography should read her book The Opposite of Fate. There is a good short synopsis on her website. She makes a disclaimer that many other websites, including Wikipedia, have made erroneous statements about her life. She has asked not to publish any biographical information, and her website is restricted material.
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