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— by Erica Cheung: Loreen Lilyn Lee, born and raised in Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii, is a Chinese American author currently residing in Seattle. In her book, The Lava Never Sleeps: A Honolulu Memoir, the collection of memories comes sequentially in three phases but with some larger strides in between that may catch the reader off guard. Lee writes reflectively, almost as if she wrote the memories in a journal for herself. However, she does so thoroughly and externally, setting the scene of each story she tells with raw, detailed descriptions for the reader to observe her experiences…

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June 21, 2019