.
book book
Home awards catalogs newsletter calendar resources exam about
.



Search the Site
.


Enter keywords, ISBN, author, or book title

 
.
Search the Site

Art
Art
College Planning
Education and Teaching
Language and Literature
Foriegn Language Instruction
Performing Arts
Reference
Science and Mathematics
Social Studies
Test Prep
Writer's Workshop

Search the Site
.


Sign-up for the High School Newsletter:
   

.
Search the Site

. author profiles

Lisa See

Lisa See is the New York Times bestselling author of Peony in Love, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Flower Net (an Edgar Award nominee), The Interior, and Dragon Bones, as well as the critically acclaimed memoir On Gold Mountain. The Organization of Chinese American Women named her the 2001 National Woman of the Year. She lives in Los Angeles.

. Lisa See
Enlarge View



author bookshelf SORT BY: on AUTHOR | off TITLE | off PUB DATE
dots





China Dolls
Written by Lisa See
Random House | Hardcover | June 2014
$27.00/32.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-9289-2 (0-8129-9289-X)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The author of Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Peony in Love, and Shanghai Girls has garnered international acclaim for her great skill at rendering the intricate relationships of women and the complex meeting of history and fate. Now comes Lisa See’s highly anticipated new novel, China Dolls.
 
... Read more






China Dolls
Written by Lisa See
Random House Large Print | Trade Paperback | June 2014
$27.00/32.00(Canada) | 978-0-8041-9438-9 (0-8041-9438-6)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The author of Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Peony in Love, and Shanghai Girls has garnered international acclaim for her great skill at rendering the intricate relationships of women and the complex meeting of history and fate. Now comes Lisa See’s highly anticipated new novel, China Dolls.
 
... Read more






Dragon Bones
Written by Lisa See
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | March 2004
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-44031-0 (0-345-44031-5)

In a magnificent land where myth mixes treacherously with truth, one woman is in charge of telling them apart. Liu Hulan is the Inspector in China’s Ministry of Public Security whose tough style rousts wrongdoers and rubs her superiors the wrong way. Now her latest case finds her trapped between her... Read more






Dreams of Joy
Written by Lisa See
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | February 2012
$15.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-8054-7 (0-8129-8054-9)

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

In her most powerful novel yet, acclaimed author Lisa See returns to the story of sisters Pearl and May from Shanghai Girls, and Pearl’s strong-willed nineteen-year-old daughter, Joy. Reeling from newly uncovered family secrets, Joy runs away to Shanghai in early 1957 to find her birth father—the...

Read more






Dreams of Joy
Written by Lisa See
Random House | Hardcover | May 2011
$26.00/30.00(Canada) | 978-1-4000-6712-1 (1-4000-6712-X)

In her beloved New York Times bestsellers Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Peony in Love, and, most recently, Shanghai Girls, Lisa See has brilliantly illuminated the potent bonds of mother love, romantic love, and love of country. Now, in her most powerful novel yet, she returns to these timeless themes... Read more






Flower Net
Written by Lisa See
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | December 2007
$14.95/16.95(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7868-1 (0-8129-7868-4)

“Lisa See begins to do for Beijing what Sir Arthur Conan Doyle did for turn-of-the-century London or Dashiell Hammett did for 1920s San Francisco: She discerns the hidden city lurking beneath the public facade.”
–The Washington Post Book World

In the depths of a Beijing winter, during the waning days of Deng Xiaoping’s... Read more






The Interior
Written by Lisa See
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | December 2007
$14.95/16.95(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7869-8 (0-8129-7869-2)

“See paints a fascinating portrait of a complex and enigmatic society, in which nothing is ever quite as it appears, and of the people, peasant and aristocrat alike, who are bound by its subtle strictures.”
–San Diego Union-Tribune

While David Stark is asked to open a law office in Beijing, his lover, detective... Read more






On Gold Mountain
Written by Lisa See
Vintage | Trade Paperback | February 2012
$15.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-95039-0 (0-307-95039-5)

In 1867, Lisa See's great-great-grandfather arrived in America, where he prescribed herbal remedies to immigrant laborers who were treated little better than slaves. His son Fong See later built a mercantile empire and married a Caucasian woman, in spite of laws prohibiting interracial marriage. Lisa herself grew up playing in her...

Read more






Peony in Love
Written by Lisa See
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | February 2008
$15.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7522-2 (0-8129-7522-7)

“I finally understand what the poets have written. In spring, moved to passion; in autumn only regret.”

For young Peony, betrothed to a suitor she has never met, these lyrics from The Peony Pavilion mirror her own longings. In the garden of the Chen Family Villa, amid the scent of ginger, green... Read more






Peony in Love
Written by Lisa See
Random House | Hardcover | June 2007
$23.95/29.95(Canada) | 978-1-4000-6466-3 (1-4000-6466-X)

“I finally understand what the poets have written. In spring, moved to passion; in autumn only regret.”

For young Peony, betrothed to a suitor she has never met, these lyrics from The Peony Pavilion mirror her own longings. In the garden of the Chen Family Villa, amid the scent of ginger, green... Read more






Shanghai Girls
Written by Lisa See
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | February 2010
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-8053-0 (0-8129-8053-0)

In 1937 Shanghai—the Paris of Asia—twenty-one-year-old Pearl Chin and her younger sister, May, are having the time of their lives. Both are beautiful, modern, and carefree—until the day their father tells them that he has gambled away their wealth. To repay his debts, he must sell the girls as wives to... Read more






Shanghai Girls
Written by Lisa See
Random House | Hardcover | May 2009
$25.00/28.95(Canada) | 978-1-4000-6711-4 (1-4000-6711-1)

In 1937, Shanghai is the Paris of Asia, a city of great wealth and glamour, the home of millionaires and beggars, gangsters and gamblers, patriots and revolutionaries, artists and warlords. Thanks to the financial security and material comforts provided by their father’s prosperous rickshaw business, twenty-one-year-old Pearl Chin and her younger... Read more






Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Written by Lisa See
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | February 2006
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-6806-4 (0-8129-6806-9)

In nineteenth-century China, in a remote Hunan county, a girl named Lily, at the tender age of seven, is paired with a laotong, “old same,” in an emotional match that will last a lifetime. The laotong, Snow Flower, introduces herself by sending Lily a silk fan on which she’s painted a... Read more






Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Written by Lisa See
Random House | Hardcover | June 2005
$26.00/30.00(Canada) | 978-1-4000-6028-3 (1-4000-6028-1)

Lily is haunted by memories–of who she once was, and of a person, long gone, who defined her existence. She has nothing but time now, as she recounts the tale of Snow Flower, and asks the gods for forgiveness.

In nineteenth-century China, when wives and daughters were foot-bound and lived in almost... Read more






Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Written by Lisa See
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | May 2009
$17.00/20.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-8035-6 (0-8129-8035-2)

In nineteenth-century China, in a remote Hunan county, a girl named Lily, at the tender age of seven, is paired with a laotong, an “old same,” in an emotional match that will last a lifetime. The laotong, Snow Flower, introduces herself by sending Lily a silk fan on which she’s written... Read more





.
.
.
.
.
.