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Knit 1, Read Too - Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

In 19th-century China, seven-year-old Lily is paired with a laotong, "old same," in an emotional match that will last a lifetime. The laotong, Snow Flower, introduces herself by sending Lily a silk fan on which she's painted a poem in nu shu, a unique language that Chinese women created in order to communicate in secret, away from the influence of men. As the years pass, Lily and Snow Flower send messages on fans, compose stories on handkerchiefs, reaching out of isolation to share their hopes, dreams, and accomplishments. 

Book Club Info
Title: 
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Author: 
Lisa See
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http://content.sirsi.com/uhtbin/getenrich/0812968069/COVER_GIF
Event Info
Date: 
Wednesday, June 18, 2008 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
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