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Amy Tan in conversation with Lisa See

Live Talks Los Angeles

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 8:00 PM

Santa Monica, United States

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
General Admission Ended $20.00 $2.09
Reserved Seats + Tan's book Ended $45.00 $3.47
Pre-event reception (6:30-7:30pm) + Book + Reserved seats Ended $95.00 $6.22
Reserved Seats Ended $30.00 $2.64

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Live Talks Los Angeles invites you to:

An Evening with Amy Tan

in conversation with Lisa  See
discussing the writing life and her new novel, The Valley of Amazement

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

8pm (Reception: 6:30-7:30pm)
(Doors open for General Admission tickets at 7:30pm)

Ann and Jerry Moss Theater
Herb Alpert Educational Village
New Roads School
3131 Olympic Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 9o404
 

Tickets:
$20 General Admission
$30 Reserved Seats
$45 Includes Tan's book + Reserved seat
$95 Includes Pre-event reception + book + Reserved Seats


Amy Tan is the author of The Joy Luck Club, The Kitchen God's Wife, The Hundred Secret Senses, The Bonesetter's Daughter, The Opposite of Fate: Memories of a Writing Life, and two children's books, The Moon Lady and Sagwa, which has now been adapted as a PBS production. Tan was also a co-producer and co-screenwriter of the film version of The Joy Luck Club, and her essays and stories have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies. Her work has been translated into thirty-five languages.  Visit her website.

Amy Tan’s The Valley of Amazement is a sweeping, evocative epic of two women’s intertwined fates and their search for identity, that moves from the lavish parlors of Shanghai courtesans to the fog-shrouded mountains of a remote Chinese village.

Spanning more than forty years and two continents, The Valley of Amazement resurrects pivotal episodes in history: from the collapse of China’s last imperial dynasty, to the rise of the Republic, the explosive growth of lucrative foreign trade and anti-foreign sentiment, to the inner workings of courtesan houses and the lives of the foreign “Shanghailanders” living in the International Settlement, both erased by World War II.

A deeply evocative narrative about the profound connections between mothers and daughters,The Valley of Amazement returns readers to the compelling territory of Amy Tan’s The Joy Luck Club. With her characteristic insight and humor, she conjures a story of inherited trauma, desire and deception, and the power and stubbornness of love.

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When & Where


Moss Theatre
New Roads School
3131 Olympic Blvd.
Santa Monica, 90404

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 8:00 PM


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