Books The Samurai's Garden by Gail Tsukiyama Paperback, 211 pages, St Martins Pr, List Price: $13.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe Samurai's GardenAuthorGail Tsukiyama Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers Book Summary Shortly before World War II, a Chinese man, sent to Japan to recover from tuberculosis, meets a lovely Japanese girl and four older residents, in a story of passion and sacrifice Genres: Historical Fiction Fiction Also by Gail Tsukiyama Dreaming Water Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about The Samurai's Garden Novel Ideas Gail Tsukiyama: Mundane Activities are Calming November 16, 2006 Gail Tsukiyama is the author of five novels. Her most recent novel is Dreaming Water. She teaches creative writing at San Francisco State University and is a freelance book reviewer for the San Francisco Chronicle.