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Barefoot Gen : a cartoon story of Hiroshima

Author: Keiji Nakazawa; Art Spiegelman; Project Gen (Organization)
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Last Gasp of San Francisco, 2004-
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An all-new, unabridged translation of Keiji Nakazawa's account of the Hiroshima bombing and its aftermath, drawn from his own experiences. In this memoir, six year old Gen has lived practically his entire life in the shadow of war, yet he is not prepared for the horrors which follow. The graphic novel provide an honest and emotional portrayal of the various struggles of his family and other survivors against  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographical comics
Comic books, strips, etc
Comics (Graphic works)
Graphic novels
History
Graphic non-fiction
Cartoons and comics
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Keiji Nakazawa; Art Spiegelman; Project Gen (Organization)
ISBN: 9780867196023 0867196025 9780867196191 086719619X 9780867195941 0867195940 9780867195958 0867195959 9780867195965 0867195967 9780867195972 0867195975 9780867195989 0867195983 9780867195996 0867195991 9780867196009 0867196009 9780867196016 0867196017
Language Note: In English; translated from Japanese.
OCLC Number: 57622107
Notes: First serialized in Japan 1972-1973.
"All new translation with an introduction by Art Spiegelman"--Cover.
Edited by Alan Gleason and Colin Turner.
Description: volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: V. 1. [Without special title] --
v. 2. The day after --
v. 3. Life after the bomb --
v. 4. Out of the ashes --
v. 5. Never ending war --
v. 6. Writing the truth --
v. 7. Bones into dust --
v. 8. Merchants of death --
v. 9. Breaking down borders --
v. 10. Never give up.
Other Titles: Hadashi no Gen.
Responsibility: Keiji Nakazawa ; translated by Project Gen.

Abstract:

An all-new, unabridged translation of Keiji Nakazawa's account of the Hiroshima bombing and its aftermath, drawn from his own experiences. In this memoir, six year old Gen has lived practically his entire life in the shadow of war, yet he is not prepared for the horrors which follow. The graphic novel provide an honest and emotional portrayal of the various struggles of his family and other survivors against overwhelming odds. Introductory essays adding additional information.
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