Memoirs Of A Geisha

This story is a rare and utterly engaging experience. It tells the extraordinary story of a geisha -summoning up a quarter century from 1929 to the post-war years of Japan's dramatic history, and opening a window into a half-hidden world of eroticism and enchantment, exploitation and degradation. A young peasant girl is sold as servant and apprentice to a renowned geisha house. She tells her story many years later from the Waldorf Astoria in New York. Her memoirs conjure up the perfection and the ugliness of life behind rice-paper screens, where young girls learn the arts of geisha - dancing and singing, how to wind the kimono, how to walk and pour tea, and how to beguile the land's most powerful men.

Product Overview
ISBN 9780099771517
Categories Asian Literature, Bestseller, BUY8, BX, Fiction, X-Deals
Author(s) Arthur Golden
Publisher Vintage Classics
Pages 435
Format Paperback
Dimensions 13.0cm x 3.0cm x 19.8cm
Weight 0.37 kg
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