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The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane

The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane( )
Author: See, Lisa
ISBN:978-1-4104-9801-4
Publication Date:Mar 2017
Publisher:Cengage Gale
Imprint:Wheeler Publishing, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $37.99
Book Description:

A #1 New York Times Bestselling AuthorThis thrilling new novel from Lisa See explores the lives of a Chinese woman and the out-of-wedlock child she abandoned who was adopted by an American couple. A powerful story about a family separated by circumstances, culture, and distance, The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane paints an unforgettable portrait of a little known region of China and its people, and celebrates the bond that connects mothers and daughters.

Book Details
Pages:636
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Psychological
Fiction / Family Life / General
Fiction / Asian American
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.7 x 8.6 x 1.4 Inches
Author Biography
See, Lisa (Author)
Lisa See was born in Paris but grew up in Los Angeles, spending much of her time in Chinatown. She is of Chinese decent. Her first book, On Gold Mountain: The One Hundred Year Odyssey of My Chinese-American Family (1995), was a national bestseller and a New York Times Notable Book. The book traces the journey of Lisa's great-grandfather, Fong See. Her first fiction novel, Flower Net (1997) was a national bestseller, a New York Times Notable Book, and on the Los Angeles Times Best Books List for 1997. Flower Net was also nominated for an Edgar award for best first novel.

In addition to writing books, Ms. See was the Publishers Weekly West Coast Correspondent for 13 years. Her bestselling novels, all inspired by her Chinese heritage, include Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, A Peony in Love, Shanghi Girls, Dreams of Joy and China Dolls. Among her awards and recognitions are the Organization of Chinese Americans Women's 2001 award as National Woman of the Year and the 2003 History Makers Award presented by the Chinese American Museum. See serves as a Los Angeles City Commissioner.

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