Beyond the BookInteresting Facts about Lisa See
- Lisa See was born in Paris in 1955 but grew up in Los Angeles, spending much of her time in Chinatown.
- Peony in Love is her fifth novel and seventh book. Her first book, On Gold Mountain: The One Hundred Year Odyssey of My Chinese-American Family traces 100 years of her family's adventures in America starting with her great-grandfather.
- Her fourth novel, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan (June 2005) is about "nu shu," the secret writing developed and used by women...