90-Day Geisha: My Time as a Tokyo Hostess

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Open Road Media, Jun 14, 2011 - Biography & Autobiography - 320 pages
An introspective journey into the glamorous worldand Dionysian temptationsof Japanese nightlife The hard-drinking, drug-taking, all-night culture that dominates Tokyo’s Roppongi district can be a surreal place. Intrigued by rumors of this strange subculture and armed with her 90-day work visa and new husband, Matt, Chelsea throws herself into the lion’s den. Yet what she discovers about herself and about the inhabitants of this nocturnal life far exceeds her expectations.
 

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User Review  - aryadeschain - LibraryThing

When I finished reading this book, I did spend a couple of instants asking myself why so many people gave it such a low rating. Personally, I didn't find it as bad as other people say it is. 90-Day ... Read full review

90-DAY GEISHA: My Time as a Tokyo Hostess

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The high and low times of a temporary hostess in Japan.At age 20, former model Haywood decided to travel to Tokyo with her husband Matt to write a book about the curious profession of hostessing. She ... Read full review

Contents

ONE EYEDJACK
THE SILENT LAUGHING
AS GREEN AS GRASS
EXPANDING VOCABULARIES
PAYING FOR
FRIDAY NIGHT
ALONG CAME NORI
SATURDAYNIGHT SUSHI
SHOPPING HARAJUKU
TYPHOON 20SOMETHING
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Chelsea Haywood was born in British Columbia and has traveled as a fashion model since she was sixteen years old, and has been featured in magazines, on catwalks, and television throughout Asia. She splits her time between London and Vancouver.

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