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- DescriptionMadame Sadayakko was the ultimate geisha, who became an instant star when she took to the stage. She danced for the Prince of Wales, Picasso painted her and Rodin admired her. But in Japan she suffered the stigma of being an ex-geisha and was forced to choose between respectability and love.
- Author BiographyLesley Downer lived in Japan for more than ten years and speaks fluent Japanese. She has written many books about Japan and its culture, presented television programmes on the subject for both Channel 4 and the BBC and she contributes a weekly column to The Scotsman called 'Postcard from Japan'.
- Author(s)Lesley Downer
- PublisherHeadline Publishing Group
- Date of Publication24/02/2003
- GenreBiography: Historical, Political & Military
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintHeadline Book Publishing
- Out-of-print date16/09/2005
- Content Note8 illustrations, 8 colour photos
- Width242 mm
- Height160 mm
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