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Lisa See is a Chinese American writer and novelist. The Chinese side of her family has had a great impact on her life and work: her books include On Gold Mountain: The One-Hundred-Year Odyssey of My Chinese-American Family
(1995) and the novels Flower Net
(1997), The Interior
(1999), Dragon Bones
(2003), Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
(2005), Peony in Love
(2007) and Shanghai Girls
(2009), which made it to the 2010 New York Times
bestseller list. Both Shanghai Girls
and Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
received honorable mentions from the Asian/Pacific American Awards for Literature.
The Organization of Chinese American Women named her the 2001 National Woman of the Year.