Saturday, July 7, 2007

Noted author Lisa See to visit SCC

Lisa See, the author of the international bestseller, "Snow flower and the secret fan", will be visiting SCC on Wednesday, September 26th at 1:00 pm. The Friends of SCC Library is hosting the lunch and program.
Lisa was born in Paris but grew up in Los Angeles, spending much of her time in Chinatown. Her first book "On Gold Mountain" was a national bestseller. The book traced the journey of Lisa's great grand father from his Chinese village to the United States, where he married a white woman and overcame the odds to become one of the richest Chinese people on "Gold Mountain", the Chinese name for the U.S.
Her new book "Peony in love" which is a tale of love and death in 17th century China was published in June 2007.

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