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Barefoot Gen. Volume 1, A cartoon story of Hiroshima

Author: Keiji Nakazawa; Project Gen (Organization)
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Last Gasp of San Francisco, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : New translationView all editions and formats
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This captivating story of Hiroshima was one of the original Japanese manga series. New and unabridged, this is an all-new translation of the author's first-person experiences of Hiroshima and its aftermath, a reminder of the suffering war brings to innocent people. Its emotions and experiences speak to children and adults everywhere. Volume One of this ten-part series details the events leading up to and immediately  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Keiji Nakazawa; Project Gen (Organization)
ISBN: 0867196025 9780867196023
OCLC Number: 317647326
Notes: Translation of: Hadashi no Gen.
First serialized in Japan 1972-3.
Description: 284 pages : chiefly illustrations
Other Titles: Cartoon story of Hiroshima
Responsibility: Keiji Nakazawa ; translated by Project Gen ; [with an introduction by Art Spiegelman].

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This captivating story of Hiroshima was one of the original Japanese manga series. New and unabridged, this is an all-new translation of the author's first-person experiences of Hiroshima and its aftermath, a reminder of the suffering war brings to innocent people. Its emotions and experiences speak to children and adults everywhere. Volume One of this ten-part series details the events leading up to and immediately following the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.

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