Autobiography of a Geisha

Autobiography of a Geisha

Author: Sayo Masuda

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ISBN: 0231129513

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 185

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A geisha describes her sale to a geisha house at the age of six, her traditional training, her debut in 1940 at the age of sixteen, and her work at a hot-springs resort, where the realities of everyday life were far removed from the more recognized glamorous geisha quarter of Japan.
Autobiography of a Geisha
Language: en
Pages: 185
Authors: Sayo Masuda, G. G. Rowley
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher:

A geisha describes her sale to a geisha house at the age of six, her traditional training, her debut in 1940 at the age of sixteen, and her work at a hot-springs resort, where the realities of everyday life were far removed from the more recognized glamorous geisha quarter of
Autobiography of a Geisha
Language: en
Pages: 185
Authors: 小夜·増田
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

First-person account of the life of a geisha in the middle of the twentieth century.
Autobiography of a Geisha Proof
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Sayo Masuda
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-02-12 - Publisher: Vintage

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Autobiography of a Geisha
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Sayo Masuda
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015 - Publisher:

Sayo Masuda has written the first full-length autobiography of a former hot-springs-resort geisha. Masuda was sent to work as a nursemaid at the age of six and then was sold to a geisha house at the age of twelve. In keeping with tradition, she first worked as a servant while
Geisha
Language: en
Pages: 297
Authors: Mineko Iwasaki
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-09 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

A Kyoto geisha describes her initiation into an okiya at the age of four, the intricate training that made up most of her education, her successful career, and the traditions surrounding the geisha culture. Reprint.