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Inhaltsangabe: 'I can identify the exact moment when things began to change. It was a cold winter afternoon. I had just turned three.' Emerging shyly from her hiding place, Mineko encounters Madam Oima, the formidable proprietress of a prolific geisha house in Gion. Madam Oima is mesmerized by the child's black hair and black eyes: she has found her successor. And so Mineko is gently, but firmly, prised away from her parents to embark on an extraordinary career, of which she will become the best. But even if you are exquisitely beautiful and the darling of the okiya, the life of a geisha is one of gruelling professional demands. And Mineko must first contend with her bitterly jealous sister who is determined to sabotage her success ...Captivating and poignant, GEISHA OF GION tells of Mineko's ascendancy to fame and her ultimate decision to leave the profession she found so constricting.
Über den Autor: MINEKO reached the peak of her career as a geisha in the 70s and 80s, performing for the likes of the Queen and Prince Charles. Now fifty-two years old (and still stunningly beautiful), she is the mother of one daughter and lives with her husband in a suburb of Kyoto, Japan.
Titel: Geisha of Gion: The True Story of Japan's ...
Verlag: Pocket Books
Zustand: very good
Buchbeschreibung Simon and Schuster UK, 2003. Paperback. Buchzustand: Used; Acceptable. Dispatched, from the UK, within 48 hours of ordering. The book is perfectly readable and fit for use, although it shows signs of previous ownership. The spine is likely creased and the cover scuffed or slightly torn. Textbooks will typically have an amount of underlining and/or highlighting, as well as notes. If this book is over 5 years old, then please expect the pages to be yellowing or to have age spots. Buchnummer des Verkäufers CHL1026263
Buchbeschreibung Simon and Schuster UK, 2003. Paperback. Buchzustand: Used; Good. Dispatched, from the UK, within 48 hours of ordering. This book is in good condition but will show signs of previous ownership. Please expect some creasing to the spine and/or minor damage to the cover. Buchnummer des Verkäufers CHL971926
Buchbeschreibung Simon and Schuster UK, 2003. Paperback. Buchzustand: Used; Very Good. Dispatched, from the UK, within 48 hours of ordering. Though second-hand, the book is still in very good shape. Minimal signs of usage may include very minor creasing on the cover or on the spine. Buchnummer des Verkäufers CHL1335552
Buchbeschreibung Simon & Schuster UK 06/05/2003, 2003. Buchzustand: Good. Will be shipped promptly from UK warehouse. Book is in good condition with no missing pages, no damage or soiling and tight spine. There may be some dog-eared pages showing previous use but overall a great book. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 9053-9780743430593
Buchbeschreibung Pocket Books, 2003. Paperback. Buchzustand: Very Good. Very Good condition with no significant faults. Clearly used but very few minor defects. Will look good on your book case after reading but may not be suitable as a present unless hard to find elsewhere SECURE DAILY POSTING FROM UK. 30 DAY GUARANTEE. Buchnummer des Verkäufers mon0002064497
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Buchbeschreibung Pocket Books, 2003. Paperback. Buchzustand: Good. USED BUT OTHERWISE OF GOOD QUALITY ** SUPER FAST SHIPPING FROM UK WAREHOUSE ** 30 DAY MONEY BACK GUARANTEE. Buchnummer des Verkäufers mon0002389496
Buchbeschreibung Pocket Books, 2003. Paperback. Buchzustand: Acceptable. USED BUT OTHERWISE OF ACCEPTABLE QUALITY ** SUPER FAST SHIPPING FROM UK WAREHOUSE ** 30 DAY MONEY BACK GUARANTEE. Buchnummer des Verkäufers mon0002420516
Buchbeschreibung Simon & Schuster UK, 2003. Paperback. Buchzustand: Very Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 3426-9780743430593
Buchbeschreibung Simon & Schuster, 2003. Buchzustand: Fair. This book has soft covers. Ex-library, With usual stamps and markings, In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 3772161