G.L. Tysk

Biography

G.L. Tysk was born in Chicago to Hong Kong immigrants. She was raised in Texas, moved abroad to Japan, and now lives in Massachusetts with her Norwegian-American husband. This muddling of multiple cultures drives her to explore the effect of cultural exchange and diversity in her writing. She's particularly inspired by the history of American whaling in the New England area.

In addition to writing, she works as an artist and photographer in the greater Boston area and spends her weekends doing Japanese taiko drumming.

Where to find G.L. Tysk online

Twitter: gertysk

Books

The Sea-God at Sunrise
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,350. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Two Japanese fisherman blown off course by a typhoon are rescued by an American whaling ship in 1841. When the ship's reclusive captain suddenly falls ill, they must help the crew unravel a secret from his past. Inspired by the true story of John Manjiro, one of the first Japanese in America.

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