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
Author
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
Member of
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
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Awards note
New York Times Notable Books of the Year 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
LC call number
PS3557.O35926
LC item number
M45 1997
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 1000
  • 1000
Literary form
fiction
NLM call number
Golden, A.
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
2018 Great American Read
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Geishas
  • Women
  • Prostitution
  • Japan
  • Historical fiction
  • Geishas
  • Historical fiction
  • Prostitution
  • Women
  • Japan
  • Prostitution
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
Extent
434 pages
Isbn
9780679781585
Lccn
97074747
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780375400117
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
Extent
434 pages
Isbn
9780679781585
Lccn
97074747
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780375400117
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)37689141

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