My mother did not believe that geishas are a form of prostitution?
Dame comments that are or are not a form of prostitution, but one way smarter
Your mother is right, geisha are not prostitutes. You can go to read something other than "Memoirs of a Geisha" for more details … "Geisha, a life" or "Geisha of Gion 'by Mineko Iwasaki was a good choice, as the book by Liza Dalby and Lesley Downer.
Memories of a Geisha – Liagen