Lady Tan's Circle of Women

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$28.00  $26.04
Scribner Book Company
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6.3 X 9.2 X 1.3 inches | 1.15 pounds

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About the Author
Lisa See is the New York Times bestselling author of The Island of Sea Women, The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Peony in Love, Shanghai Girls, China Dolls, and Dreams of Joy, which debuted at #1. She is also the author of On Gold Mountain, which tells the story of her Chinese American family's settlement in Los Angeles. See was the recipient of the Golden Spike Award from the Chinese Historical Association of Southern California and the Historymaker's Award from the Chinese American Museum. She was also named National Woman of the Year by the Organization of Chinese American Women.
Praise for Lisa See

"See is one of those special writers capable of delivering both poetry and plot."
--New York Times Book Review

Praise for Island of Sea Women

"Vivid ... thoughtful and empathetic ... necessary."
--New York Times Book Review

"Lisa See's mesmerizing new historical novel...celebrates women's strengths--and the strength of their friendships."
--O, The Oprah Magazine

"Painstakingly researched...deft...a powerful and essential story of humanity."
--The Los Angeles Review of Books

"Compelling ... takes readers on a journey spanning generations -- in this case 1938 to 2008 -- as moments of cherished friendship, unspeakable tragedy and, in the end, a plot twist worthy of Raymond Chandler unfold."
--Associated Press

"Despite the inordinate limits placed on women, See allows their strengths to dominate their stories"
--Washington Post
"Lady Tan's Circle of Women has everything you could want in a dramatic tale of female friendship."
--Katie Couric Media

"Based on the writings of an historical Ming dynasty female physician, See's accomplished novel immerses readers in a fascinating life lived within a fascinating culture."
--Booklist (starred review)

" with historical detail...Women's friendships in a world where they have little freedom shape a quietly moving book."
--Kirkus Reviews