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The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane

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The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane

Li-yan and her family align their lives around the seasons and the farming of tea. There is ritual and routine, and it has been ever thus for generations. When Li-yan has a baby outside of wedlock, rather than stand by tradition, she wraps her daughter in a blanket and abandons her in the nearest city. While Li-yan slowly emerges from the insularity of her village to encounter modern life, her daughter Haley grows up a privileged and well-loved California girl. Despite Haley’s happy home life, she wonders about her origins, and Li-yan longs for her lost daughter. They both search for and find answers in the tea that has shaped their family’s destiny for generations.

The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane
by Lisa See

  • Publication Date: March 21, 2017
  • Genres: Fiction
  • Hardcover: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Scribner
  • ISBN-10: 1501154826
  • ISBN-13: 9781501154829