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Author Gendry-Kim, Keum Suk, author, illustrator.

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

Publication Info. [Montréal, Québec] : Drawn & Quarterly, 2019.
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 Naper Blvd. Adult Nonfiction Graphic Novels  951.903092 LEE    AVAILABLE
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Description 471 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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.
Subject Lee, Okseon -- Personal narratives.
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.
Genre Young adult non-fiction.
Nonfiction comics.
Comics (Graphic works)
Biographical comics.
Graphic novels.
Added Author Hong, Janet, translator.
Translation of: Gendry-Kim, Keum Suk. P'ul.
Added Title P'ul. English.
ISBN 9781770463622 (softcover)
1770463623
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