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 - Kyle Wendy - Goodreads
Excellently written and researched book about the little known world of the geisha. Thorough and interesting...good companion to the "Memoirs of a Geisha" book. Read full review
Review: GeishaUser Review - Kate Millin - Goodreads
The story of an american anthropologist with a fascination about Japan - who became the first non Japanese geisha - a fascinating insight into their world Read full review