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Where the past begins: a writer's memoir
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New York, NY : HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2017].
Physical Desc:
xi, 557 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm
Lexile measure:
990L
Status:
Courtland
LARGE PRINT 813.54 T161za 2017
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"In Where the Past Begins, bestselling author of The Joy Luck Club and The Valley of Amazement Amy Tan reveals herself in a way she never has before, delving into her childhood, adolescence, family history, beginnings as a writer and professional life to explore the answers to questions of purpose and meaning that we all ask ourselves as we get older."--

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Format:
Large Print
Edition:
First HarperLuxe edition.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780062688194, 0062688197
Lexile measure:
990

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"In Where the Past Begins, bestselling author of The Joy Luck Club and The Valley of Amazement Amy Tan reveals herself in a way she never has before, delving into her childhood, adolescence, family history, beginnings as a writer and professional life to explore the answers to questions of purpose and meaning that we all ask ourselves as we get older."--,Amazon.com
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APA Citation (style guide)

Tan, A. (2017). Where the past begins: a writer's memoir. First HarperLuxe edition. New York, NY: HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Tan, Amy. 2017. Where the Past Begins: A Writer's Memoir. New York, NY: HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Tan, Amy, Where the Past Begins: A Writer's Memoir. New York, NY: HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2017.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Tan, Amy. Where the Past Begins: A Writer's Memoir. First HarperLuxe edition. New York, NY: HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2017. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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