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Novelist Amy Tan on Pressure from Mom

The New York Times recently interviewed the Chinese novelist Amy Tan, a woman who has written some powerful books about the immigrant and minority experience in America. Ms. Tan is very candid in the interview about growing up with a mother who expected ...

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