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The ice wanderer : and other stories

Author: Jirō Taniguchi
Publisher: Wisbeck, England : Fanfare/Ponent Mon, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Graphic : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The title story, The Ice Wanderer is based on an unfinished short story by Jack London, who is also a character in the story. Other stories include Kaiyose-Jima, a touching story about a long-lasting friendship between two kids in rural Japan, Shokaro, a young artist's experiences in a quirky rooming house in Tokyo and Return to the Sea, a diver's quest to find the undersea graveyard of the whales.
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Material Type: Fiction, Graphic
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jirō Taniguchi
ISBN: 9788496427334 8496427331
OCLC Number: 973682206
Notes: Translated from the Japanese.
This books reads from right to left in manga style.
Description: 240 p. : chiefly ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents: The ice wanderer --
White wilderness --
Our mountains --
Kaiyose-Jima --
Shokaro --
Return to the sea.
Responsibility: by Jirō Taniguchi.

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The title story, The Ice Wanderer is based on an unfinished short story by Jack London, who is also a character in the story. Other stories include Kaiyose-Jima, a touching story about a long-lasting friendship between two kids in rural Japan, Shokaro, a young artist's experiences in a quirky rooming house in Tokyo and Return to the Sea, a diver's quest to find the undersea graveyard of the whales.

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