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The Story of the Geisha Girl
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Paperback, 200 pages
Published April 9th 2008 by Brown Press
(first published April 1st 2008)
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I guess I was expecting something else from this book. It`s great, but I think it focuses too much on the similarities and differences between geishas throughout Japan, instead of telling how one becomes a geisha. It is a difficult process that takes years, there are many different stages, from an apprentice to the main geisha in the okiya. Moreover, the book doesn`t present us with a schedule or a day in a geisha`s life, which I was looking forward to reading. Anyway, not too bad, although I do ...more