Re: McKinley: memoirs of a geisha

From: alai <>
Date: Sat Mar 25 2000 - 15:22:33 PST

I liked it... until the end. When I first purchased it, I read it
obsessedly, nightly but I never could seem to actually *finish* it.
(Towards the end, the book began to bore me.) I suppose that I was
looking for something more like Liza Dalby's _Geisha_ than a happy
ending in that fashion. (Dalby's book, to note, is on her
anthropological study of geisha as a geisha in the 1970's. She [and
Authur Golden, for that matter] was interviewed in A&E's documentary
[??] on geisha that aired a few months ago.)

At 11:45 AM 3/25/00 -0800, ShanChan wrote:
>If anyone wants anything explained, I can try, (I lived there two years, one
>year as an high school exchange student, one as a middle school English

JET? Which area? (I returned two weeks ago from Tokyo on a visit to

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