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Autobiography of a Geisha

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Sayo Masuda's story is an extraordinary portrait of rural life in japan and an illuminating contrast to the fictionalised lives of glamorous geishas. At the age of sis Masuda's poverty-stricken family sent her to work as a nursemaid. At the age of twelve, she was indentured to a geisha house. In Autobiography of a Geisha, Masuda chronicles a harsh world in which young women faced the realities of sex for sale and were deprived of their freedom and identity. She also tells of her life after leaving the geisha house, painting ...

Autobiography of a Geisha 2006, Vintage, London

ISBN-13: 9780099490777

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Autobiography of a Geisha 2005, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231129510

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Autobiography of a Geisha 2004, Vintage, London

ISBN-13: 9780099462040

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Autobiography of a Geisha 2003, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231129503

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