RT Web Page DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 678562139 LA English UL http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=634319 T1 Hiroshima the autobiography of Barefoot Gen A1 Nakazawa, Keiji., Minear, Richard H., PB Rowman & Littlefield Publishers PP Lanham, Md. YR 2010 SN 1442207493 9781442207493 AB 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.