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Juliane Joselle D. Amorsolo

I. Title of the book
Memoirs of a Geisha
II. Publication Information Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 1997, 448 pages.
III. Genre
“Memoirs of a Geisha” is classified as a History novel. It’s novel that has its setting a usually significant period of history and that attempts to convey the spirit, manners, and social conditions of a past age with realistic details and fidelity (which is in some cases only apparent fidelity) to historical fact.
IV. Author of the book
Arthur Golden
V. Biography of the author
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.
VI. Characters and their descriptions
Chiyo Sakamoto/Sayuri Nitta - The main character in the book who starts off as a 9 year old girl that becomes a geisha. She is a very strong and poetic person, kind and gentle, smart and loving. She is born the year of Monkey, which means that she is smart. She has eyes of grey-blue colour, and is very beautiful.
Chairman Iwamura - This is the man that Chiyo had fallen in love with who inspires her to become the best Geisha to become close to him. He is the Chairman of Iwamura Electric who is also in love with her. A strong and smart, he managed to open his own company and be always successful.
Nobu Toshikazu – He is known for is scared and burned face and is the chairman's partner and friend of Iwamura Electric. He is very smart and powerful. Nobu saved the company of chairman Iwamura. He adores Sayuri and wants to be her to be his. If he doesn’t like someone - they will

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