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Synopsis:

""The Tale of Murasaki" brings vividly to life the fascinating 11th-century world of the creator of Japan's enduring masterpiece, "The Tale of Genji". Liza Dalby is not only a most remarkable scholar of Japan--she is a keen storyteller".--Arthur Golden, author of "Memoirs of a Geisha".

About the Author

Liza Dalby is an anthropologist specializing in Japanese culture. As the only Westerner to have become a geisha, which she did as research for her Ph.D. and her books Geisha and Kimono, she is a consultant for Steven Spielberg's upcoming film adaptation of Arthur Golden's Memoirs of a Geisha. She lives in Berkeley, California, with her husband and three children.

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ISBN:
9780385497947
Subtitle:
(a novel )
Author:
Dalby, Liza
Publisher:
Nan A. Talese, Doubleday
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Women
Subject:
History
Subject:
Women Authors
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Japan
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Murasaki Shikibu
Subject:
Women authors, Japanese.
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
106-592
Publication Date:
2000
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xix, 426 p.
Dimensions:
8.53x6.13x1.90 in. 1.33 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , ""The Tale of Murasaki" brings vividly to life the fascinating 11th-century world of the creator of Japan's enduring masterpiece, "The Tale of Genji". Liza Dalby is not only a most remarkable scholar of Japan--she is a keen storyteller".--Arthur Golden, author of "Memoirs of a Geisha".
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