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Samurai's Garden. Gail Tsukiyama

Samurai's Garden

ISBN: 9780312144074 | 224 pages | 6 Mb

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Samurai's Garden Gail Tsukiyama
Publisher: St. Martin's Press

The Samurai's Garden: A Novel List Price: $13.95 ISBN13: 9780312144074 Condition: New Notes: BRAND NEW FROM PUBLISHER! Built on the site of an old Samurai residence, this house by Keiji Ashizawa in Tokyo is set in an ancient garden. BUY WITH CONFIDENCE, Over one million books sold! Review: Years ago I read Tsukiyama's The Samurai's Garden and absolutely loved it so have wanted to read more so put this one on my Christmas list last year. I read The Samurai's Garden because it was recommended for its insights into Japanese culture. When confronted with an irrational being, it is best to take action in one form or another. At least the sea breezes are much more soothing than the hot, humid heat of Hong Kong. The Samurai's Garden follows around Steven, a Chinese boy waiting out his sickness (and the war) from his homeland in Hong Kong. Built in 1915, this garden, listed with the National Historic Preservation Trust, is an authentic replication of the Samurai's or Shogun's estate garden; it was designed by a descendant of one of the imperial gardeners. My last two reads for One Book were Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson and Samurai's Garden by Gail Tsukiyama. His parents decide to send Steven to live with their caretaker, Matsu, out in Japan. Some very old Pine and Zelkova trees had to be. On April 14, 2010, Linda and I visited the Nomura Samurai House and Garden in Kanazawa. I am really looking forward to reading all of these great sounding books, however if I was forced to choose just one, then I guess 'The Samurai's Garden' has the premise that intrigues me the most. In some ways I can't help thinking my time in Tarumi will be a quiet resembling death. The Samurai's Garden by Gale Tsukiyama. Plane travel (which, overall, stinks) affords the chance to read. Next in my book queue is Howard Goldowsky's Engaging Pieces, but first I wanted to finish The Samurai's Garden by Gail Tsukiyama. Hehe.) I like Stephen way better than Holden. Seeing as there are many types of irrational beings, there should be many varied types of responses.

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