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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 celebrated geisha.Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read Speaking to us with the wisdo

Author Arthur Golden

Pages 448

Publisher Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

Published Date 1999-11-09

ISBN 0375406786 9780375406782

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Jackie.Davidson shared a tip "A fascinating immersion into the geisha culture in Japan in the 1930’s and 1940’s."

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jvancleef shared a tip "One of my all time favs. I can still conjure images a decade later."

bryan_larson shared a tip "I have not read this but based upon your recommendation I am adding it to my reading list!"

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bop shared a tip "My favorite was the moments leading up to Hatsumomos. When they have her on the run but she still lives in the Okiya"

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jami_gellerman shared a tip "One of the best I’ve ever read!"

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cat_moon shared a tip "Known for its problematic come about but overall a really enjoyable read if you don't consider it historically accurate"

hazel_sheppard shared a tip "This is one of the most interesting historical novel out there"

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martha_chipman shared a tip "Love a good storyline combined with learning about another culture."

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victoria_vincent_6934 shared a tip "One of my favorite books! I hope you love it too!"

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scheherazade shared a tip "I really liked this story. It gives a wonderful perspective to a topic most Americans have no real infect on."

chrisann_paxton_1811 shared a tip "A great read!!! Fascinating to learn of other cultures."

mimi_soule shared a tip "Excellent character development"

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