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The Resource Memoirs of a geisha : a novel, by Arthur Golden

Memoirs of a geisha : a novel, by Arthur Golden

Label
Memoirs of a geisha : a novel
Title
Memoirs of a geisha
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by Arthur Golden
Title variation
Geisha's memoirs
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A fisherman's daughter in 1930s Japan rises to become a famous geisha. After training, Sayuri's virginity is sold to the highest bidder, then the school finds her a general for a patron. When he dies, she is reunited with the only man she loved
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
OT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Golden, Arthur
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
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
  • Women
  • Prostitution
  • Japan
  • Historical fiction
  • Fictional Works Publication Type
  • Japan
  • Geishas
  • Historical fiction
  • Prostitution
  • Women
  • Japan
Target audience
adult
Label
Memoirs of a geisha : a novel, by Arthur Golden
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm37689141
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
434 pages
Isbn
9780375400117
Lccn
97074747
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)37689141
Label
Memoirs of a geisha : a novel, by Arthur Golden
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm37689141
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
434 pages
Isbn
9780375400117
Lccn
97074747
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)37689141

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