The Street of a Thousand Blossoms: A Novel
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Japan, 1939. On the Street of a Thousand Blossoms in Tokyo, two orphaned brothers are growing up with loving grandparents who inspire them to dream of a future firmly rooted in tradition. The older boy, Hiroshi, shows early signs of promise in sumo wrestling, while Kenji is fascinated by the art of creating exquisite masks for actors in the Noh theater. But as the ripples of war spread all the way to their quiet neighborhood, the brothers must put their dreams on hold—and then forge their own paths in a new Japan. In a powerfully moving story that spans almost thirty years, Gail Tsukiyama brings her acclaimed depth of character and emotion to her biggest canvas yet—an epic novel of tradition and change, of loss and renewal, and above all of the enduring strength of family ties—at a turning point in modern history.

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Gail Tsukiyama. (2007). The Street of a Thousand Blossoms: A Novel. Unabridged Macmillan Audio.

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Gail Tsukiyama. 2007. The Street of a Thousand Blossoms: A Novel. Macmillan Audio.

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Gail Tsukiyama, The Street of a Thousand Blossoms: A Novel. Macmillan Audio, 2007.

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Gail Tsukiyama. The Street of a Thousand Blossoms: A Novel. Unabridged Macmillan Audio, 2007.

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