90-day Geisha

90-day Geisha

My Time as A Tokyo Hostess

Audiobook CD - 2011
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An introspective journey into the glamorous world, and temptations, of Japanese nightlife, by former model Chelsea Haywood. The hard-drinking, drug-taking, all-night culture that dominates Tokyo's Roppongi district can be a surreal place. Overworked Japanese business men will pay handsomely for the services of a hostess, someone to talk to, someone to provide hot towels and drinks, and sometimes just a companion with whom to sing karaoke with all night. Intrigued by rumors of this strange subculture and armed with her 90-day work visa and Australian husband, Matt, Chelsea throws herself into the lion's den. Yet what she discovers about herself and about the inhabitants of this nocturnal life far exceeds her expectations. Hostessing, she comes to find, has “very little to do with sex, quite a lot to do with psychology, and nothing to do with prostitution.” Her personality and conversation skills are her top commodity, and Chelsea quickly finds herself charmed by these billionaire men, many of whom are funny, intelligent, even kind, and often, very lonely. But as she becomes more and more attached to her clients, Chelsea soon finds herself getting burned at her own game, as the endless presents, compliments, and destructive atmosphere of alcohol and drugs threaten to take both her relationship, and her sanity, to the edge.
Publisher: Tullamarine, Vic. : Bolinda Audio, p2011.
ISBN: 9781742149028
Branch Call Number: AUD 792.7028 HAYW
Characteristics: 10 sound discs (CD) : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in. ; in container.
Additional Contributors: Wren, Edwina

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