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1[[quoteright:349:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/920x920_5.jpg]] 께Amy Tan (born February 19, 1952) is a heavily acclaimed author of books for adults and children. She is famous for writing about first- and second-generation Chinese-American immigrants and Chinese culture. Among many achievements, she's notable for elevating Chinese characters, and Asian characters in general, beyond stereotypes and making people take them seriously as people, and not [[AsianAndNerdy merely nerds]]. Much of her fiction is [[TruthInTelevision drawn from her own life]].께Tan branched out into producing the movie based on her book ''Literature/TheJoyLuckClub'' and even wrote the screenplay, making the movie a rare case of the author involved in making [[TheFilmOfTheBook the film based on her book]]. She wrote many scripts for ''WesternAnimation/SagwaTheChineseSiameseCat'', the AnimatedAdaptation of her ''The Chinese Siamese Cat''.께She has dogs whom she calls her children.께----께!! Her works include:께* ''Literature/TheJoyLuckClub''* ''Literature/TheKitchenGodsWife''* ''[[WesternAnimation/SagwaTheChineseSiameseCat The Chinese Siamese Cat]]''[[note]]Eventually republished with the same name as the TV show.[[/note]]* ''Literature/TheHundredSecretSenses''* ''[[Literature/TheBonsettersDaughter The Bonesetter's Daughter]]''* ''[[Literature/TheOppositeOfFateABookOfMusings The Opposite of Fate: A Book of Musings]]''* ''Literature/SavingFishFromDrowning''* ''Literature/TheValleyOfAmazement''* ''Literature/WhereThePastBeginsAWritersMemoir''----

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