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Barefoot Gen, Vol. 9, Breaking down borders, Keiji Nakazawa ; translated by Project Gen ; [edited by Alan Gleason and Colin Turner]

Label
Barefoot Gen, Vol. 9, Breaking down borders
Title
Barefoot Gen
Title number
Vol. 9
Title part
Breaking down borders
Statement of responsibility
Keiji Nakazawa ; translated by Project Gen ; [edited by Alan Gleason and Colin Turner]
Title variation
Breaking down borders
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • jpn
  • eng
Summary
"Cartoonist Keiji Nakazawa was seven years old and living in Hiroshima in the early days of August 1945 when the city was destroyed by an atomic bomb dropped by the United States. Starting a few months before that event, his ten-volume saga Barefoot Gen shows life in Japan after years of war and privations, as seen through the eyes of seven-year-old Gen Nakaoka. In Volume Nine, Gen continues to confront one setback after another -- the loss of his home, the death of a friend -- when a chance encounter gives new direction to his life. An impoverished but talented artist takes Gen under his wing and teaches him to paint. Inspired by the artist's assertion that 'art has no borders, ' Gen vows to become an artist himself, and takes a job as apprentice to a local poster painter. Despite merciless bullying from his boss and the older apprentices, Gen perseveres in the pursuit of his new calling"--P. [4] of cover
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BTCTA
Dewey number
741.5952
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN6790.J33
LC item number
N3313 2009
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adolescent
Barefoot Gen, Vol. 9, Breaking down borders, Keiji Nakazawa ; translated by Project Gen ; [edited by Alan Gleason and Colin Turner]
Label
Barefoot Gen, Vol. 9, Breaking down borders, Keiji Nakazawa ; translated by Project Gen ; [edited by Alan Gleason and Colin Turner]
Publication
Note
  • Translation of: Hadashi no Gen
  • "First published under the title Hadashi no Gen in Japan 1984"--T.p. verso
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Dimensions
21 cm.
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Extent
256 p.
Isbn
9780867196009
Other physical details
chiefly ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)426799476

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