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The tea girl of Hummingbird Lane : a novel

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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. Then one day a jeep appears at the village gate the first automobile any of them have seen and a stranger arrives. In this remote Yunnan village, the stranger finds the rare tea he has been seeking and a reticent Akha people. In her biggest seller, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, See introduced the Yao people to her readers. Here she shares the customs of another Chinese ethnic minority, the Akha, whose world will soon change . Li-yan, one of the few educated girls on her mountain, translates for the stranger and is among the first to reject the rules that have shaped her existence. When she has a baby outside of wedlock, rather than stand by tradition, she wraps her daughter in a blanket, with a tea cake hidden in her swaddling, and abandons her in the nearest city.

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Arcade Free Library LARGE PRINT SEE (Text)
Large Print
52112300412152
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Bloomfield Public Library LP FIC See (Text)
Adult New Materials
52133300108160
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Clifton Springs Library LP Fic See (Text)
Large Print
52115300321166
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Dansville Public Library LARGE PRINT FIC SEE (Text)
Large Print
52117300456505
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Ontario Public Library FIC SEE (Text)
Large Print
52126300710944
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12/01/2017
Palmyra Community Library LARGE PRINT SEE (Text)
Large Print
52127300347000
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12/12/2017
Sodus Community Library LP FIC SEE (Text)
Large Print
52148300454786
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11/28/2017
Victor Farmington Library SEE LP (Text)
Adult New Materials
52128300787385
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12/08/2017
Wood Library Association - Canandaigua LP FIC SEE (Text)
Large Print
31846002731460
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