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This title was first published in 1986: This is a study of "karayuki-san", impoverished Japanese women sent abroad to work as prostitutes from the 1860s to the 1920s. It follows the life of one prostitute, Osaki, who is persuaded as a child of ten to accept cleaning work in Borneo and then forced to work as a prostitute in a brothel.
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"Sandakan Hachiban Shokan" received the Fourth Oya Shoichi Prize for Non-Fiction Literature and it has been translated into Korean and Chinese, and a movie based on it, "Sandakan Hachiban Shokan Boyoko", was produced by Kumai Kei in 1974.
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Book Description Routledge, 1987. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P11087332398X
Book Description Routledge, 1987. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M087332398X