Barefoot Gen Vol 9: Breaking Down Borders

by Keiji Nakazawa
Barefoot Gen Vol 9: Breaking Down Borders
  • ISBN-13: 9780867196009
  • Author(s): Keiji Nakazawa
  • Subject: Graphic novels: Manga|graphic novels
  • Publisher: Last Gasp
  • Imprint: Last Gasp
  • Publication Date: 01-02-2015
  • Format: p/b

Availability: In stock

£14.99
In the wake of Hiroshima, Gen continues to confront one setback after another - the loss of his home, the death of a friend - when a chance encounter gives new direction to his life. An impoverished but talented artist takes Gen under his wing and teaches him to paint. Inspired by the artist's assertion that art has no borders,' Gen vows to become an artist himself, and takes a job as apprentice to a local poster painter. Despite merciless bullying from his boss and the older apprentices, Gen perseveres in the pursuit of his new calling.'
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In the wake of Hiroshima, Gen continues to confront one setback after another - the loss of his home, the death of a friend - when a chance encounter gives new direction to his life. An impoverished but talented artist takes Gen under his wing and teaches him to paint. Inspired by the artist's assertion that art has no borders,' Gen vows to become an artist himself, and takes a job as apprentice to a local poster painter. Despite merciless bullying from his boss and the older apprentices, Gen perseveres in the pursuit of his new calling.'

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