Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden [FIRST EDITION] 1997
Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
FIRST EDITION  ALFRED A. KNOPF
*34th Printing / 1998.
Hardcover with dust jacket in very good condition.
Some shelf wear to dust jacket; now housed in a new HQ mylar jacket protector. Price clipped on front panel.
Book has a few marks on text blocks; but is otherwise excellent. Reads good as new.
A literary sensation and runaway bestseller, this brilliant novel presents with seamless authenticity and exquisite lyricism the true confessions of one of Japan's most celebrated geisha.
In "Memoirs of a Geisha," we enter a world where appearances are paramount; where a girl's virginity is auctioned to the highest bidder; where women are trained to beguile the most powerful men; and where love is scorned as illusion. It is a unique and triumphant work of fiction - at once romantic, erotic, suspenseful - and completely unforgettable.