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Sakura Tree

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ISBN-10: 0889953546

ISBN-13: 9780889953543

Edition: 2007

Authors: Carolyn McTighe, Karen Brownlee

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"Three girls sent away by a father who wishes for them a more prosperous life." "Once there lived three Japanese sisters: The eldest sister's name was Aki, which means autumn. She was named this because she was as graceful as the gold and red colored leaves that swirl gently to earth in the autumn breeze. The middle sister's name was Fuyu, which means winter. She was named this because her skin was as fair as the whitest winter's snow. The youngest sister's name was Haruko, which means spring. She was named this because her silky, black hair smelled of the sweetest spring blossoms." The gently eloquent tale follows the progress of three so-called "picture brides" who come to Canada in…    
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Book details

List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Red Deer Press
Publication date: 5/28/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 32
Size: 10.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Carolyn McTighe is a freelance writer who has written for CBC Radio, as well as the Los Angeles Times. She currently resides in Kamloops, British Columbia, with her husband and three small children.

Karen Brownlee, a full-time practicing artist, focuses on landscapes, rural Alberta communities and grain elevators. She is proficient in sumi-e and other diverse styles of Japanese and Chinese brush painting, which she worked in exclusively for ten years. Karen has been a juror for the Alberta Foundation for the Arts and was the Alberta recipient of the Davis and Henderson Intercheques Prairie Heritage Preservation Award. She lives in Lethbridge Alberta with her husband, son and daughter.