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Memoirs Of A Geisha (Vintage 21st Anniv Editions)



This is a seductive and evocative epic on an intimate scale, which tells the extraordinary story of a geisha girl. Summoning up more than twenty years of Japan’s most dramatic history, it uncovers a hidden world of eroticism and enchantment, exploitation and degradation. From a small fishing village in 1929, the tale moves to the glamorous and decadent heart of Kyoto in the 1930s, where a young peasant girl is sold as servant and apprentice to a renowned geisha house. She tells her story…


Memoirs Of A Geisha

Pub Date : 1999-11-09 | Author : Arthur Golden | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 0375406786
ISBN 13 : 9780375406782

A literary sensation and runaway bestseller, this brilliant debut novel tells with seamless authenticity and exquisite lyricism the true confessions of one of Japan's most celebrat..


Wild Swans

Pub Date : 2008-06-20 | Author : Jung Chang | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781439106495
ISBN 13 : 1439106495

The story of three generations in twentieth-century China that blends the intimacy of memoir and the panoramic sweep of eyewitness history—a bestselling classic in thirty languag..


Autobiography Of A Geisha

Pub Date : 2003 | Author : 小夜·増田 | Publisher : Columbia University Press

ISBN 10 : 0231129505
ISBN 13 : 9780231129503

First-person account of the life of a geisha in the middle of the twentieth century...


Geisha Of Gion

Pub Date : 2012-12-11 | Author : Mineko Iwasaki, Rande Brown | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781471105739
ISBN 13 : 1471105733

'I can identify the exact moment when things began to change. It was a cold winter afternoon. I had just turned three.' Emerging shyly from her hiding place, Mineko encounters Mada..


Empress Orchid

Pub Date : 2005 | Author : Anchee Min | Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN 10 : 0618562036
ISBN 13 : 9780618562039

A fictional portrait of the last empress of China follows Orchid, a beautiful teenager from an aristocratic family, who is chosen to become a low-ranking concubine of the emperor a..


The Handmaid S Tale

Pub Date : 2010-12-10 | Author : Margaret Atwood | Publisher : Emblem Editions

ISBN 10 : 9781551994963
ISBN 13 : 1551994968

In this multi-award-winning, bestselling novel, Margaret Atwood has created a stunning Orwellian vision of the near future. This is the story of Offred, one of the unfortunate “H..


Micro Bionic

Pub Date : 2009 | Author : Thomas Bey William Bailey | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : UCSD:31822036433423
ISBN 13 :

As mainstream music consumers wait with baited breath for the next musical upheaval, a small core of tech-savvy individuals are re-shaping the aural landscape without the assurance..


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