Lady Tan's Circle of Women

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$18.99  $17.66
Scribner Book Company
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5.2 X 7.9 X 1.0 inches | 0.6 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.
"Celebrated for novels that pull readers deep into Chinese history and culture, Lisa See imagines the life story of Tan Yunxian, a 15th-century physician who devoted her life to caring for women... Despite the inordinate limits placed on women, See allows their strengths to dominate their stories, even though not all women were graced with lives of fulfillment."-- "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."-- "Starred Booklist"
" with historical detail...Women's friendships in a world where they have little freedom shape a quietly moving book."-- "Kirkus Reviews"