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Memoirs of a Geisha

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Dimensions: L: 13cm x W: 3cm x H: 19.8cm

Product Code: 9780099771517

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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.

Book Title Memoirs of a Geisha
ISBN 9780099771517
By Author(s) Arthur Golden
Publisher Vintage Classics
Pages 435
Format Paperback
Dimensions 13cm x 3cm x 19.8cm
Notes The book images and summary displayed may be of a different edition or binding of the same title.

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