By Amy Tan
“A rollicking, adventure-filled tale . . . packed [with] the human potential for love.”
“A fantastically accomplished, good-hearted farce that's half romance and half secret . . . With Tan’s many skills on reveal, it’s her idiosyncratic wit and sly observations . . . that make this publication natural pleasure.”
–San Francisco Chronicle
San Francisco artwork shopper Bibi Chen has deliberate a trip of the senses alongside the famed Burma highway for 11 fortunate acquaintances. yet after her mysterious demise, Bibi watches aghast from her ghostly perch because the tourists veer off her itinerary and embark on a path paved with cultural gaffes and tribal curses, Buddhist illusions and romantic wants. On Christmas morning, the travelers cruise throughout a misty lake and disappear.
With picaresque characters and captivating imagery, Saving Fish from Drowning supplies us a voice as idiosyncratic, sharp, and affectionate because the moms of the enjoyment success membership. Bibi is the observant eye of human nature–the witness of fine intentions and undesirable results, of determined souls and those that desire to keep them. after all, Tan takes her readers to that position of their personal middle the place desire is found.
“Amy Tan is between our nice storytellers.”
–The manhattan occasions publication Review
“Amy Tan has created a virtually magical event that, web page via web page, turns into a metaphor for human relationships.”
“With humor, ruthlessness, and wild mind's eye, Tan has reaped [a] very good story of human longings and (of direction) their consequences.”
“A booklet that’s effortless to learn and difficult to forget.”