Interviewed by: Mike Pettengill
Catalog Number: 20051214, 19990526
Author of the highly acclaimed novel Memoirs of a Geisha, which made it on the New York Times Bestsellers List for two years and has since been turned into an award-winning film, Arthur Golden talks frankly about this sweeping narrative that took him nearly a decade to write. He talks about his research and writing processes with Mike Pettengill, and also reads from the book.
In part one of this conversation, Arab-American poet Naomi Shihab Nye, whose numerous books of poetry, essays and stories have delighted children and adults alike, reads from her book, ...
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