Author ofGeisha and Kimonoand the only Westerner ever to have become a geisha, Liza Dalby is a consultant for Steven Spielberg?s upcoming film adaptation of Memoirs of a Geisha. She lives in Berkeley, California.
Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
Publisher: Anchor On Sale: August 21, 2001 Price: $16.95
The sensitive and modest daughter of a mid-ranking court poet, Murasaki Shikibu staves off loneliness with her active imagination, telling stories about the dashing Prince Genji to her close friends. At first, they are their private entertainment, but soon Genji's amorous adventures are leaked to the public and Murasaki is thrust...
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