In the mid-1970s, an American graduate student in anthropology joined the ranks of white-powdered geisha in Kyoto, Japan. Liza Dalby took the name Ichigiku and apprenticed in the famed Pontocho district.
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Review: GeishaUser Review - Ernest Schaal - Goodreads
I read this book decades ago, and am rereading it now (almost done). Liza Dalby wrote this book in 1983, at a time when the Geisha world was already facing competition from snack bars and hostess bars ... Read full review
Review: GeishaUser Review - Akemi - Goodreads
I read it a few (well a lot of) years ago and it was quite an study of a culture that here in this part of the planet we can not understand at all, how can a woman can sell just time to a mn without ... Read full review