Barefoot Gen 1

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Barefoot Gen, Vol. 1: A Cartoon Story of Hiroshima
Author: Nakazawa, Keiji
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Time Period: Modern Age
Time Frame: 1945
Geographic Area: Asia
Country: Japan
Topics: World War II, Hiroshima
Genre: Fiction, Own Voices
Reading Age: Young Adult, Adult
Format: Graphic Novel
Published: 2004

Barefoot Gen, Vol. 1: A Cartoon Story of Hiroshima
Barefoot Gen, Vol. 2: The Day After
Barefoot Gen, Vol. 3: Life After the Bomb

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This harrowing 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, is a reminder of the suffering war brings to innocent people. Its emotions and experiences speak to children and adults everywhere. Volume one of this ten-part series details the events leading up to and immediately following the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.

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