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The Resource Memoirs of a geisha, Arthur Golden

Memoirs of a geisha, Arthur Golden

Label
Memoirs of a geisha
Title
Memoirs of a geisha
Statement of responsibility
Arthur Golden
Title variation
Geisha's memoirs
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Because her mother is dying and her father old, Chiyo, nine, is sold to a wealthy geisha house in Gion where she learns her trade and works it in the 1930s and 1940s
Summary
The "memoirs" of one of Japan's most celebrated geishas describes how, in 1929, as a little girl, she is sold into slavery; her efforts to learn the arts of the geisha; the impact of World War II; and her struggle to reinvent herself to win the man she loves
Theme
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 1997.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1997
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
002855
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Golden, Arthur
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1000
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Geishas
  • Japan
Target audience
adult
Label
Memoirs of a geisha, Arthur Golden
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"G.K. Hall large print core series"--T.p. verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
699 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780783801452
Isbn Type
(lg. print : hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
98013744
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocm38527898
  • OCoLC
Label
Memoirs of a geisha, Arthur Golden
Publication
Copyright
Note
"G.K. Hall large print core series"--T.p. verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
699 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780783801452
Isbn Type
(lg. print : hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
98013744
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocm38527898
  • OCoLC

Library Locations

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