Biography

Gail Tsukiyama

Gail Tsukiyama is the bestselling author of six previous novels, including THE STREET OF A THOUSAND BLOSSOMS, 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 lives in El Cerrito, California.

Gail Tsukiyama

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Books by Gail Tsukiyama

by Gail Tsukiyama - Fiction, Historical Fiction

At the beginning of the Chinese Cultural Revolution of 1957, Kai Ying struggles to hold her family together after her husband is sent to a labor camp as punishment for writing a letter criticizing the Communist Party. When her young son breaks his leg, she must come to terms with the shattering reminder of her husband's absence. Meanwhile, other members of the household must face their own guilty secrets and strive to find peace in a world where the old sense of order is failing.