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The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane

A Novel

The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane( 1 customer ratings | )
Author: See, Lisa
ISBN:978-1-5011-5482-9
Publication Date:Mar 2017
Publisher:Scribner
Imprint:Scribner
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $27.00
Book Description:

A thrilling new novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa See explores the lives of a Chinese mother and her daughter who has been adopted by an American couple. Li-yan and her family align their lives around the seasons and the farming of tea. There is ritual and routine, and it has been ever thus for generations. Then one day a jeep appears at the village gate--the first automobile any of them have seen--and a stranger arrives. In this...
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Book Details
Pages:384
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Psychological
Fiction / Family Life / General
Fiction / Asian American
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.2 Inches
Book Weight:1.155 Pounds
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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