The Street of a Thousand Blossoms

Gail Tsukiyama (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$18.99  $17.47
Publisher
St. Martin's Griffin
Publish Date
August 05, 2008
Pages
422
Dimensions
5.82 X 1.18 X 8.24 inches | 0.92 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780312384777
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About the Author

Gail Tsukiyama is the bestselling author of five previous novels, including Women of the Silk and The Samurai's Garden, as well as the recipient of the Academy of American Poets Award and the PEN Oakland/Josephine Miles Literary Award. She divides her time between El Cerrito and Napa Valley, California.

Reviews

"Tsukiyama has long been known for her emotional and detailed stories. This time, she has gone even deeper to explore what happens to ordinary people during frightening and tragic times." --Lisa See

"A fascinating, intricate portrait of Japanese customs and rituals that ?oods the senses." --USA Today

"Tsukiyama has the soul of a storyteller." --The Denver Post

"A sweeping saga if ever there was one. . . . The spirit triumphant---whether of individuals or of nations---makes for an eternally rewarding theme." --The Washington Post Book World

"[Tsukiyama's] Zen-like telling of the brothers' dramatic stories infuses this poignant tale with the essence of Japan." --Elle magazine

"A writer of astonishing grace, delicacy, and feeling." --Michael Chabon, author of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay