Gail Tsukiyama


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Born to a Chinese mother and a Japanese father in San Francisco, Gail Tsukiyama now lives in El Cerrito, California. Her novels include Women of the Silk (1991), The Samurai's Garden (1995), Night of Many Dreams (1998), The Language of Threads (1999), Dreaming Water (2002), and The Street of a Thousand Blossoms (2007).

Average rating: 4.0 · 56,838 ratings · 5,069 reviews · 9 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Samurai's Garden

4.12 avg rating — 20,200 ratings — published 1994 — 27 editions
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Women of the Silk

3.94 avg rating — 14,079 ratings — published 1991 — 15 editions
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The Street of a Thousand Bl...

3.96 avg rating — 8,652 ratings — published 2007 — 22 editions
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The Language of Threads

4.10 avg rating — 6,361 ratings — published 1999 — 8 editions
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A Hundred Flowers

3.75 avg rating — 3,302 ratings — published 2012 — 9 editions
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Night of Many Dreams

3.76 avg rating — 2,300 ratings — published 1998 — 14 editions
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Dreaming Water

3.76 avg rating — 1,940 ratings — published 2002 — 9 editions
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Der Garten des Samurai

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Japan: Reisverhalen

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3.75 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2007
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“Sometimes you can’t let go of the past without facing it again.”
Gail Tsukiyama, The Samurai's Garden

“Mothers and their children are in a category all their own. There's no bond so strong in the entire world. No love so instantaneous and forgiving.”
Gail Tsukiyama, Dreaming Water

“Even a snail will eventually reach its destination.”
Gail Tsukiyama, The Street of a Thousand Blossoms

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