MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA.
Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997. First edition - Rather uncommon advance issue of this debut novel - told as the true confessions of one of Japan's most celebrated geisha, ranging from a poor fishing village in the 1920's to Kyoto in the 1940's and through World War II. Basis for the 2005 Academy award winning movie of the same title. 393 pp. Letter to booksellers bound in at beginning of book.
Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers (a bit of rubbing to front cover.)