From China to America with Lisa Lee | New York Historical Society


by Project Pengyou on January 17th, 2015   834 views

When and Where

  • 17/01/2015
    9:30 am - 11:00 am

  • The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New York Historical Society
    170 Central Park West New York NY 10024 US
    New York
    United States
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From China to America with Lisa Lee | New York Historical Society

Event Details

A descendant of Fong See—a Chinese immigrant who overcame adversity and became the godfather of Los Angeles’s Chinatown—author Lisa See draws inspiration from her heritage and provides a vivid portrait of Chinese culture and American idealism in her writing. In an intimate talk, she discusses her work and shares her family’s unique journey to attain the “American Dream.”

Featuring

Lisa See
Sat, January 17th, 2015 | 9:30 am – 11:00 am
$44 (members $32)

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EVENT DETAILS

9–9:30 am: Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:30–11 am: Program

A descendant of Fong See—a Chinese immigrant who overcame adversity and became the godfather of Los Angeles’s Chinatown—author Lisa See draws inspiration from her heritage and provides a vivid portrait of Chinese culture and American idealism in her writing. In an intimate talk, she discusses her work and shares her family’s unique journey to attain the “American Dream.”

Lisa See is the international bestselling author of Shanghai Girls, Peony in Love, and Snow Flower and the Secret Fan. Her newest novel is China Dolls.

LOCATION

The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

PURCHASING TICKETS

By phone*: Please contact New-York Historical’s in-house call center at (212) 485-9268. Call center is open 9 am–5 pm daily.
Online*: Click on the orange “Buy Tickets” button at the top of this page.
In person: Advance tickets may be purchased on site at New-York Historical’s Admissions desk during museum hours.

*Service fee of $2.75 applies per online or over-the-phone order. (Fee waived for New-York Historical Society members.) Advance purchase is required to guarantee seating. All sales are final and payments cannot be refunded. No exchanges are permitted. Programs and dates may be subject to change. Management reserves the right to refuse admission to latecomers.

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