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Memoirs of a geisha : a novel

Author: Arthur Golden
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1998.
Series: Vintage contemporaries.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction   Archival Material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Memoirs of a Geisha, we enter a world where appearances are paramount; where a girl's virginity is auctioned to the highest bidder; where women are trained to beguile the most powerful men; and where love is scorned as illusion. It is a unique and triumphant work of fiction.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Golden
ISBN: 9781400096893 1400096898 0099282852 9780099282853
OCLC Number: 316239219
Awards: Winner of Whitaker Gold Book Award 2001.
Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.
Description: 499 pages.
Series Title: Vintage contemporaries.
Responsibility: by Arthur Golden.

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Summoning up more than twenty years of Japan's most dramatic history, this book tells the extraordinary story of a geisha girl. It uncovers a hidden world of eroticism and enchantment, exploitation  Read more...

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"Exceptional and erotic" Literary Review "Intimate and brutal, written in cool, lucid prose it is a novel whose psychological empathy and historical truths are outstanding" Mail on Sunday "This book Read more...

 
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