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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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sarah_ford_6738 shared a tip "May - N. Asia - Japan"

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nina_voradeth shared a tip "It was an insightful storyline of a life of Geisha."

lethea_garrett shared a tip "A book that I couldn’t put down."

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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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lori_lucas shared a tip "I've read this book at least 3 times now. It is such a great memoir."

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kimberly_cates-meraz shared a tip "Mysterious, sensual, cultural"

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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."

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samantha_6290 shared a tip "I have read this book more times than I can count, and it still remains my favourite book."

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

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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"

mimi_soule shared a tip "Excellent character development"

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

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

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

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

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arjay_jones shared a tip "So much angst. Unrequited love butting up against social norms. If you wanna feel deeply, read this book."

vanessa_shephard shared a tip "Mine too. I’ve always wanted to visit Gion because of it. Even went to a Cherry blossom festival in my home town one year. 🥰"

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