Barefoot Gen: Vol. 1 : a cartoon story of Hiroshima

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Barefoot Gen volume 1.
Last Gasp of San Francisco,
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In this graphic depiction of nuclear devastation, three survivors of the bombing of Hiroshima--Gen, his mother, and his baby sister--face rejection, hunger, and humiliation in their search for a place to live.
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Full title barefoot gen a cartoon story of hiroshima vol 1
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display_description Barefoot Gen is the powerful, tragic, autobiographical story of the bombing of Hiroshima and its aftermath, seen through the eyes of the artist 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 documentaion of an especially horrible source of suffering, the atomic bomb. This is part two of a ten-part series. 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.
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