Rating: 4 stars
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Lesley Downer has brought Sada Kawakami to life through the pages of this book. This is a readable, flowing account of her life. Known as Yakko during her geisha career and Sadayakko during her acting career, Sada had been largely forgotten after her death. When she was remembered, it was in disparaging terms.
But Sadayakko was a ground breaking woman. Continue reading