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In this classic best-seller, Liza Dalby, the only non-Japanese ever to have trained as a geisha, offers an insider's look at the exclusive world of female companions to the Japanese male elite. Her new preface considers the geisha today as a vestige of tradition as Japan heads into the 21st century.

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Published with a new preface, this bestseller offers an intimate glimpse into a unique female community. Liz Dalby, the only non-Japanese woman ever to have trained as a geisha, reveals the realities of geisha life.

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Liza Dalby, the only non-Japanese woman ever to train as a geisha, reveals her experiences as the Kyoto geisha, Ichigiku. She is also a consultant on Steven Spielberg's film adaptation of the excellent "Memoirs Of A Geisha", by Arthur Golden, which remains a bestseller. B/w line illus.

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ISBN:
9780099286387
Author:
DALBY, LIZA
Publisher:
Vintage/Ebury (a Division of Random
Location:
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Subject:
World History-Japan
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Edition Description:
NEW ED
Publication Date:
20001005
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
198 x 130 in.

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Product details 384 pages Vintage/Ebury (a Division of Random House Gro - English 9780099286387 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Published with a new preface, this bestseller offers an intimate glimpse into a unique female community. Liz Dalby, the only non-Japanese woman ever to have trained as a geisha, reveals the realities of geisha life.
"Synopsis" by , Liza Dalby, the only non-Japanese woman ever to train as a geisha, reveals her experiences as the Kyoto geisha, Ichigiku. She is also a consultant on Steven Spielberg's film adaptation of the excellent "Memoirs Of A Geisha", by Arthur Golden, which remains a bestseller. B/w line illus.

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