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Golden, Arthur

Born: 1957 AD
Currently alive, at 61 years of age.
2.8 (56.77%) 31 votes

1957 – Born in Chattanooga, Tennessee.


1978 – He graduated from Harvard College with a degree in art history, specializing in Japanese art.


1980 – He earned his master’s degree in Japanese history from Columbia University, where he also learned Mandarin Chinese.


1988 – He received an M.A. in English from Boston University.


1989 – He lived and worked in Japan, and since that time has been teaching writing and literature in the Boston area.


1997 – He published novel Memoirs of a Geisha, which became a national bestseller and received high critical acclaim.


2007 – He now resides in Brookline, Massachusetts, with his wife and children.

2.8 (56.77%) 31 votes