By Artur Hermann Landsberger
In einem Gebiet Japans, in das Anfang des vergangenen Jahrhunderts kein Ausländer je seinen Fuß gesetzt hatte, wuchs Hana Tatsumi auf. Als Waise warfare sie ihrem Onkel übergeben worden, der sich sehr um sie bemühte. So übergab er sie weiter an Omasan Mori, die ihre eine bessere Ausbildung garantieren konnte, als die kleine Hana sie in jeder höheren Töchterschule hätte genießen können. Hana entwickelte sich in den folgenden Jahren ganz ausgezeichnet und wird das hübscheste Mädchen des Ortes. used to be heißt des Ortes? Selbst die Großstädte des Landes würde sie bezaubern, und so überzeugt Omasan Mori den Onkel, Hana in Tokio oder Osaka zu einer Geisha zu machen, einer Geisha für die gehobenen Kreise. Dort angekommen, sprengt Hana alle Erwartungen. Sie erfüllt die Sehnsüchte bekannter Persönlichkeiten, darunter des Amerikaner John Adamson und des Prinzen aus dem Kaiserhaus. Aber keinen second vergisst sie ihren Freund aus Kinderzeiten, Taizo Hodsumi, der sich in ihrem Heimatort zu einem Künstler des Töpfereihandwerks entwickelt. Gibt es für beide jemals ein Wiedersehen?
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Author Description: Eric Jerome Dickey used to be born in Memphis, Tennessee and attended the college of Memphis (the former Memphis State), the place he earned his measure in desktop procedure expertise. In 1983, he moved to l. a. to pursue a profession in engineering.
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