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Memoirs of a geisha

Author: Arthur Golden
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2011, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nitta Sayuri's story begins in a poor fishing village in 1929, when, as a nine-year-old with unusual blue-gray eyes, she is taken from her home and sold into slavery to a renowned geisha house.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Golden
ISBN: 9780099563082 0099563088 9780099552147 0099552140 9780099771517 0099771519
OCLC Number: 747917426
Notes: Originally published: London: Chatto & Windus, 1997.
Awards: Winner of Whitaker Gold Book Award 2001
Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003
Short-listed for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003
Description: 1 volume ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Arthur Golden.

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Tells the story of a geisha girl. Summoning up years of Japan's most dramatic history, this title conjures up the perfection and the ugliness of life behind rice-paper screens, where young girls  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 Read more...

 
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