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Grass / Keum Suk Gendry-Kim ; translated by Janet Hong.

By: Gendry-Kim, Keum Suk [author,, illustrator.].
Contributor(s): Hong, Janet [translator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: [Montr�eal, Qu�ebec] : Drawn & Quarterly, 2019Copyright date: �2019Edition: English edition; First edition.Description: 471 pages, 9 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781770463622; 1770463623.Uniform titles: P'ul. English Related works: Translation of: Gendry-Kim, Keum Suk. P'ul.Subject(s): Lee, Ok-sun | Child slaves -- Korea -- Biography -- Comic books, strips, etc | Child slaves -- Korea -- History -- 20th century -- Comic books, strips, etc | Child sexual abuse -- Korea -- History -- 20th century -- Comic books, strips, etc | World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities -- Comic books, strips, etc | World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives -- Comic books, strips, etc | Korea -- History -- Japanese occupation, 1910-1945 -- Comic books, strips, etc | Japanese Occupation of Korea (1910-1945) | World War (1939-1945) | Atrocities | Child sexual abuse | Child slaves | Korea | 1900-1999Genre/Form: Nonfiction comics. | Graphic novels. | Biographical comics. | Comic books, strips, etc. | Graphic novels. | History. | Biographical comics. | Historical comics. | Young adult non-fiction.DDC classification: 951.9/03092 Other classification: cci1icc Summary: "Grass is a powerful anti-war graphic novel, offering up firsthand the life story of a Korean girl named Okseon Lee who was forced into sexual slavery for the Japanese Imperial Army during the second World War - a disputed chapter in 20th century Asian history. Beginning in Lee's childhood, Grass shows the leadup to World War II from a child's vulnerable perspective, detailing how one person experienced the Japanese occupation and the widespread suffering it entailed for ordinary Korean folk. Keum Suk Gendry-Kim emphasizes Lee's strength in overcoming the many forms of adversity she experienced. Grass is painted in a black ink that flows with lavish details of the beautiful fields and farmland of Korea and uses heavy brushwork on the somber interiors of Lee's memories."-- Provided by publisher.
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"First published in 2017 by Bori Publishing Co., Korea." -- Title page verso.

"Grass is a powerful anti-war graphic novel, offering up firsthand the life story of a Korean girl named Okseon Lee who was forced into sexual slavery for the Japanese Imperial Army during the second World War - a disputed chapter in 20th century Asian history. Beginning in Lee's childhood, Grass shows the leadup to World War II from a child's vulnerable perspective, detailing how one person experienced the Japanese occupation and the widespread suffering it entailed for ordinary Korean folk. Keum Suk Gendry-Kim emphasizes Lee's strength in overcoming the many forms of adversity she experienced. Grass is painted in a black ink that flows with lavish details of the beautiful fields and farmland of Korea and uses heavy brushwork on the somber interiors of Lee's memories."-- Provided by publisher.

In English translated from Korean.

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