Join the Back of the Yards Branch for a discussion of The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See on May 9 (6:30-7:30pm) at Back of the Yards (2111 W. 47th Street, Chicago IL 60609). Copies of this book will be available at the branch. A hybrid component will also be available for those wishing to join us virtually. A zoom link will be emailed out to registrants.
"A thrilling novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa See explores the lives of a Chinese mother and her daughter who has been adopted by an American couple. 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. A powerful story about a family, separated by circumstances, culture, and distance, Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane paints an unforgettable portrait of a little-known region and its people and celebrates the bond that connects mothers and daughters."
Attend in person at the Back of the Yards Branch
2111 W. 47th, Chicago, Illinois, 60609.
Masks are strongly encouraged in all CPL locations.
Attend online via Zoom
Only one registration per household is needed. You’ll receive an email with a link to the secure Zoom meeting about 24 hours before the meeting.
Back of the Yards (2111 W. 47th Street, Chicago IL 60609)