Arthur Golden was educated at Harvard College, where he received a degree in art history, specializing in Japanese art. He earned an M.A. in Japanese history from Columbia University, where he also learned Mandarin Chinese. He has studied at Bejing University, worked in Tokyo, and now, resides in Massachusetts. READER BIO: Elaina Erika Davis has appeared in the film "Contact," and on television in the CBS series "As the World Turns" and MTV's "Ain't Nuthin but a She Thing,"
Speaking to us with the wisdom of age and in a voice at once haunting and immediate, Nitta Sayuri tells the story of her life as a geisha. Sayuri's story begins in a poor fishing village in 1929, when, as a nine-year-old with unusual blue-gray eyes, she ... SEE MORE