Get to Know: Amy Tan

Amy Tan

Born: February 19, 1952
Hometown: Oakland, CA
The Book That “Made” Amy Tan: The Joy Luck Club
Charitable Efforts: Tan has become a charitable advocate for Lyme Disease after being personally diagnosed. She has worked with the Lyme Disease Association (LDA) to create a new fund, LymeAid 4 Kids which provides funds for families without health coverage.
Fun Fact: Amy’s book, The Joy Luck Club, is based on her mother’s previous marriage.

Photo Credit: Amy Tan Facebook

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