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Barefoot Gen

Author: Keiji Nakazawa; Art Spiegelman; Project Gen.
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Last Gasp of San Francisco, 2004-2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Powerful, tragic, autobiographical story of the bombing of Hiroshima and its aftermath, seen through the eyes of Keiji Nakazawa as a young boy growing up in Japan. The honest portrayal of emotions and experiences speaks to children and adults everywhere. Barefoot Gen serves as a reminder of the suffering war brings to innocent people, and as a unique documentation of an especially horrible source of suffering, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Comic books, strips, etc
Named Person: Keiji Nakazawa
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Keiji Nakazawa; Art Spiegelman; Project Gen.
ISBN: 0867196025 9780867196023 086719619X 9780867196191 0867195940 9780867195941 0867195959 9780867195958
OCLC Number: 228144912
Language Note: Translated from the Japanese.
Notes: "First serialized under the title Hadashi no Gen in Japan 1972-1973"--T.p. verso.
"All new translation"--Cover v.1.
Volume one and two have an introduction by Art Spiegelman.
Description: 4 v. : ill. ; 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.
Other Titles: Cartoon story of Hiroshima.
Day after.
Life after the bomb.
Out of the ashes.
Hadashi no Gen.
Responsibility: Keiji Nakazawa ; translated by Project Gen.

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Powerful, tragic, autobiographical story of the bombing of Hiroshima and its aftermath, seen through the eyes of Keiji Nakazawa as a young boy growing up in Japan. The honest portrayal of emotions and experiences speaks to children and adults everywhere. Barefoot Gen serves as a reminder of the suffering war brings to innocent people, and as a unique documentation of an especially horrible source of suffering, the atomic bomb.

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