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Guest Author – Lisa See
April 10, 2016 @ 2:00 pm
18th Annual National Library Week Author Visit
Acclaimed author Lisa See will be our special guest for this annual event.
Lisa See is an American writer and novelist. Her paternal great-grandfather was Chinese, which has had a great impact on her life and work. Her books include, “On Gold Mountain: The One Hundred Year Odyssey of My Chinese-American Family,” a detailed account of See’s family history and the novels, “Flower Net,” “The Interior,” “Dragon Bones,” “Snow Flower and the Secret Fan,” “Peony in Love, “ “Shanghai Girls,” “Dreams of Joy” and her latest, “China Dolls.” Ms. See has led an active and varied career. She was the Publishers Weekly West Coast Correspondent for thirteen years. As a freelance journalist, her articles have appeared in Vogue, Self, and More, as well as in numerous book reviews around the country. She currently serves as a Los Angeles City Commissioner on the El Pueblo de Los Angeles Monument Authority and was honored as National Woman of the Year by the Organization of Chinese American Women in 2001 and was the recipient of the Chinese American Museum’s History Makers Award in Fall 2003. Presented by Friends of the Hershey Public Library. Register from March 10