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Memoirs of a Geisha

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 2,534 Ratings and 2,534 Reviews

Book Description
According to Arthur Golden's absorbing first novel, the word "geisha" does not mean "prostitute," as Westerners ignorantly assume--it means "artisan" or "artist." To capture the geisha experience in the art of fiction, Golden trained as long and hard as any geisha who must master the arts of music, dance, clever conversation, crafty battle with rival beauties, and cunning seduction of wealthy patr... More
Book Information
PublisherAlfred A. Knopf
BindingHardcover (82 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages448
Publication Date09/23/1997
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About Arthur Golden (Author) : Arthur Golden is a published author. Some of the published credits of Arthur Golden include Memoirs of a Geisha.
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11/10/2010 Wen B tagged as: I recommend, I read

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1/5/2010 Alex Kahler said: Perfection
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10/7/2009 Sharon Koontz said: 11656
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2/19/2009 Cathy Eads said: Oh my gosh. So eye opening. So beautifully and passionately written. So culturally vivid. Loved every word. Can't see the movie or fear the images will make me relive to vividly the pain that came through in the novel.
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9/17/2008 Maryam Tabatabaei tagged as: I recommend, I read

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1/27/2008 Anne Timmons tagged as: I read

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