Barefoot Gen 3

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Barefoot Gen, Vol. 3: Life After the Bomb
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: 2005

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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Barefoot Gen Volume Three ―"Life After the Bomb" ―picks up the story with Gen, his mother and his baby brother searching for a place to rest in the bomb's aftermath. Facing rejection, hunger, and humiliation, they come to realize that they still have ―and can share ―three crucial possessions: their self-respect, their hope, and their inner strength.

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