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Save the date for 2017!

March 11-12, 2017 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Save the date for 2018!

March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Lisa See

Patricia Williams

Ms. See is appearing courtesy of Scribner

Lisa See is the New York Times bestselling author of Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Shanghai Girls, and China Dolls. Her newest novel, The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, will be make its debut at the Festival. Booklisthas praised it: “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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Scheduled events:
Lisa See
The Tea Girls of Hummingbird Lane. From #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa See, a moving story about tradition, tea farming, and the enduring connection between mothers and daughters.

Mostly Books, Booth #240 (Seats 1)
Sun, Mar 12, 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Fiction / Literature

Author: Lisa See
Premiere Fiction
Three of the biggest names in popular fiction will chat about books, the writer's life, and their hot new titles.

Student Union North Ballroom (Seats 567)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Fiction / Literature
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Student Union North Ballroom Foyer (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Martha Hall Kelly, Christina Baker Kline, Lisa See
Moderator: Gay Vernon
A Conversation with Lisa See
The New York Times best-selling author will discuss her highly-anticipated latest outing, "The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane," with Jennifer Lee Carrell.

Integrated Learning Center Room 120 (Seats 300, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Fiction / Literature
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: Lisa See
Moderator: Jennifer Lee Carrell

The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane
Fiction / Literature
Scribner - S&S
March 2017
ISBN 9781501154829
Hardcover, 352 pages
$27.00, INSTORE
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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. More/less

China Dolls

Random House
March 2015
ISBN 9780812982824
Paperback, 416 pages
$16.00, INSTORE
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Overcoming respective pasts to audition for showgirl roles at an exclusive San Francisco nightclub, three Asian-American girls rely on each other for survival until the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor causes one of them to be betrayed and sent to an internment camp.

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Tucson Medical Center

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