The Resource Memoirs of a geisha, Arthur Golden, (electronic resource.)

Memoirs of a geisha, Arthur Golden, (electronic resource.)

Label
Memoirs of a geisha
Title
Memoirs of a geisha
Statement of responsibility
Arthur Golden
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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.Speaking to us with the wisdom of age and in a voice at once haunting and startlingly immediate, Nitta Sayuri tells the story of her life as a geisha. It begins in a poor fishing village in 1929, when, as a nine-year-old girl with unusual blue-gray eyes, she is taken from her home and sold into slavery to a renowned geisha house. We witness her transformation as she learns the rigorous arts of the geisha: dance and music; wearing kimono, elaborate makeup, and hair; pouring sake to reveal just a touch of inner wrist; competing with a jealous rival for men's solicitude and the money that goes with it. In Memoirs of a Geisha, we enter a world where appearances are paramount; where a girl's virginity is auctioned to the highest bidder; where women are trained to beguile the most powerful men; and where love is scorned as illusion. It is a unique and triumphant work of fiction--at once romantic, erotic, suspenseful--and completely unforgettable.From the Trade Paperback edition
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Vintage Contemporaries
Memoirs of a geisha, Arthur Golden, (electronic resource.)
Label
Memoirs of a geisha, Arthur Golden, (electronic resource.)
Link
https://tulsa.overdrive.com/media/5600
Publication
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ODN0000005600
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Dimensions
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/discovery_link
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Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780375406782
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
E76C841C-ADD2-422A-946A-FB6D7A54B771

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