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Hiroshima : the autobiography of Barefoot Gen

Author: Keiji Nakazawa; Richard H Minear
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2010.
Series: Asian voices (Rowman and Littlefield, Inc.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This compelling autobiography tells the life story of famed manga artist Nakazawa Keiji. Born in Hiroshima in 1939, Nakazawa was six years old when on August 6, 1945, the United States dropped the atomic bomb. His gritty and stunning account of the horrific aftermath is powerfully told through the eyes of a child who lost most of his family and neighbors. The narrative continues through the brutally difficult years  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Personal narratives
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Nakazawa, Keiji.
Hiroshima.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2010
(DLC) 2010020806
(OCoLC)633142076
Named Person: Keiji Nakazawa; Keiji Nakazawa; Keiji Nakazawa; Keiji Nakazawa
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Keiji Nakazawa; Richard H Minear
ISBN: 1442207493 9781442207493
OCLC Number: 678562139
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 188 p.) : ill., maps.
Contents: Author's Introduction; The Dropping of the Atomic Bomb, "Gen," and I; Editor's Introduction; Richard H. Minear; 1; Prelude to Tragedy; Barefoot Gen: Excerpt 1; 2; A Sudden Flash of Light; Barefoot Gen: Excerpt 2; 3; Terror; Barefoot Gen: Excerpt 3; 4; To Live; Barefoot Gen: Excerpt 4; 5; I Set Out; Barefoot Gen: Excerpt 5; 6; Gen and I, Together; Afterword; Appendix; Interview with Nakazawa Keiji;
Series Title: Asian voices (Rowman and Littlefield, Inc.)
Other Titles: Hadashi no Gen jiden.
Responsibility: Nakazawa Keiji ; edited and translated by Richard H. Minear.

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This compelling autobiography tells the life story of famed manga artist Nakazawa Keiji. Born in Hiroshima in 1939, Nakazawa was six years old when on August 6, 1945, the United States dropped the atomic bomb. His gritty and stunning account of the horrific aftermath is powerfully told through the eyes of a child who lost most of his family and neighbors. The narrative continues through the brutally difficult years immediately after the war, his art apprenticeship in Tokyo, his pioneering 'atomic-bomb' manga, and the creation of Barefoot Gen, the classic graphic novel based on his own experien.

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We can find a lot to be thankful for in Keiji Nakazawa's works like Hiroshima and Barefoot Gen, which are redemptive tales of striving for peace as well as tales of anger at the follies of Read more...

 
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