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Bestselling Author Lisa See discusses new book, The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane

For Immediate Release

Post Date:06/27/2017 8:38 AM

Media Contact:

Chuck Wike, Community Relations Manager
Library, Arts & Culture


Bestselling Author Lisa See discusses new book, The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane

GLENDALE, CA - The Friends of the Glendale Public Library will present Lisa See, bestselling author of The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, on Thursday, July 20, 7:00 pm, at the Downtown Central Library Auditorium, 222 East Harvard Street, Glendale 91205. The lecture is free and free parking is available for 3 hours across Harvard Street at the MarketPlace parking structure with validation at the library. Copies of The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane will be for sale at the event. Please use to RSVP and help the Friends of the Library determine the number of books to bring for sales and autographs. For more information, see the website: or call the Downtown Central Library service desk at 818-548-2021.

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa See, a moving story about tradition, tea farming, and the enduring connection between mothers and daughters, as well as, an unforgettable portrait of a little known region and its people and a celebration of the bonds of family.

Lisa See is the New York Times bestselling author of Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Peony in Love, Shanghai Girls, Dreams of Joy, and China Dolls. Her most recent novel, The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, was released by Scribner in March 2017. Booklist has said of the new novel, “See’s focus on the unbreakable bonds between mothers and daughters, by birth and by circumstance, becomes an extraordinary homage to unconditional love.” Ms. See has also written a mystery series that takes place in China, as well as, On Gold Mountain, which is about her Chinese-American family. Her books have been published in 39 languages. Ms. See was honored as National Woman of the Year by the Organization of Chinese American Women in 2001, was the recipient of the Chinese American Museum’s History Makers Award in 2003, and is slated to receive the Golden Spike Award from the Chinese Historical Society of Southern California in 2017.


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