A Chinese American woman recalls multiple landscapes that have shaped her life, providing an insider's look into Hawai'i's local cultures. This is a journey over decades that explore place, family trauma, cultures, memory—layers of physical and emotional bodies—until Hawaiian geology and mythology sing her home.
Loreen Lilyn Lee is a Chinese American writer born in Honolulu, T.H. (Territory of Hawaii). Issues of identity intrigue her, and her fiction and nonfiction often reflect multiple cultures and cultural intersections. She has received fellowships from Hedgebrook and the Jack Straw Writers Program. She lives in Seattle, Washington, where she tutors English and writing.