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Geisha Memoirs

Only Available in Archive Formats.
Geisha Memoirs

Geisha Memoirs

Geisha Memoirs

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Linda speaks with Arthur Golden, author of "Memoirs of a Geisha: A Novel." The story takes place in Kyoto during the 1930's and follows the life of a girl sold into slavery, trained as a geisha, and then forced to reinvent herself after World War II. Golden speaks about the meticulous research that went into this book, and the customs and rituals that were part of the Geisha world. (STATIONS: "Memoirs of a Geisha" is published by Alfred A. Knopf.)