Lisa See


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Wednesday, October 7   7PM - 8:30PM

The 2020 One Book One Maryland is The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See

Join us as we discuss with Lisa See her compelling novel.



Spanning generations this is an historical novel of a village's all-female diving collective on the Korean island of Jeju. A compelling story of friendship, tragedy and strength.
Lisa See draws you into these women’s lives and makes you feel their joys and their pains.
Lisa See is the New York Times bestselling author of The Island of Sea WomenThe Tea Girl of Hummingbird LaneSnow Flower and the Secret FanPeony in LoveShanghai GirlsChina 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.

The Island of Sea Women can be purchased at A LIKELY STORY by calling, coming in or ordering on our website.

Event date: 
Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
A Likely Story Bookstore
Sykesville, MD 21784
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The Island of Sea Women: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501154867
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scribner - March 10th, 2020

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The Island of Sea Women: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501154850
Availability: Usually Ships in 2-3 Days
Published: Scribner - March 5th, 2019