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Memoirs of a Geisha

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Speaking to us with the wisdom of age and in a voice at once haunting and immediate, Nitta Sayuri tells the story of her life as a geisha. 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. It concludes with World War II when the geisha houses are forced to close and Sayuri reinvents herself and finds a rare kind of freedom on her own terms.

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Arthur Golden was educated at Harvard College, where he received a degree in art history, specializing in Japanese art.

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ISBN:
9780739300558
Publisher:
Random House
Author:
Golden, Arthur

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