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Arthur Golden was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and was educated at Harvard College, where he received a degree in art history, specializing in Japanese art. In 1980 he earned an M.A. in Japanese history from Columbia University, where he also learned Mandarin Chinese. Following a summer at Beijing University, he worked in Tokyo, and, after returning to the United States, earned an M.A. in English from Boston University. He resides in Brookline, Massachusetts, with his wife and two children.

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Memoirs of a Geisha
A Novel
Written by Arthur Golden


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 10, 1999
Price: $15.95

A literary sensation and runaway bestseller, this brilliant debut novel tells with seamless authenticity and exquisite lyricism the true confessions of one of Japan's most celebrated geisha.

Speaking to us with the wisdom of age and in a voice at once haunting and startlingly immediate, Nitta Sayuri tells the story of her... Read more >
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Memoirs of a Geisha

Written by Arthur Golden


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: September 23, 1997
Price: $28.95

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Memoirs of a Geisha

Written by Arthur Golden


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 9, 1999
Price: $11.99

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Memorias de una geisha
Una Novela
Written by Arthur Golden


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: September 6, 2005
Price: $14.95

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