The Resource Boxers & saints, Gene Luen Yang ; color by Lark Pien

Boxers & saints, Gene Luen Yang ; color by Lark Pien

Label
Boxers & saints
Title
Boxers & saints
Statement of responsibility
Gene Luen Yang ; color by Lark Pien
Title variation
Boxers and saints
Creator
Contributor
Artist
Author
Colorist
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Boxers : "China, 1898. Bands of foreign missionaries and soldiers roam the countryside, bullying and robbing Chinese peasants. Little Bao has had enough. Harnessing the powers of ancient Chinese gods, he recruits an army of Boxers--commoners trained in kung fu--who fight to free China from "foreign devils." Against all odds, this grass-roots rebellion is violently successful. But nothing is simple. Little Bao is fighting for the glory of China, but at what cost? So many are dying, including thousands of "secondary devils"--Chinese citizens who have converted to Christianity."--Dust jacket flap
  • Saints : "China, 1898. An unwanted and unwelcome fourth daughter, Four-Girl isn't even given a proper name by her family when she's born. She finally finds friendship--and a name, Vibiana--in the most unlikely of places: Christianity. But China is a dangerous place for Christians. The Boxer Rebellion is in full swing, and bands of young men roam the countryside, murdering Westerners and Chinese Christians alike. Torn between her nation and her Christian friends, Vibiana will have to decide where her true loyalties lie . . . and whether she is willing to die for her faith."--Dust jacket flap
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Yang, Gene Luen
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
Text in English; chapter titles in Chinese and English
LC call number
PN6727.Y36
LC item number
B68 2013
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
  • comics graphic novels
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Pien, Lark
  • Yang, Gene Luen
  • Yang, Gene Luen
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • China
  • Women
  • Christians
  • Persecution
  • China
  • Christianity
  • Historical fiction
  • Graphic novels
  • Boxer Rebellion (China : 1899-1901)
  • Christians
  • Persecution
  • Women
  • China
Label
Boxers & saints, Gene Luen Yang ; color by Lark Pien
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from slipcase
  • Issued in illustrated slipcase
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
[v. 1]. Boxers -- [v. 2]. Saints
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
2 volumes
Isbn
9781596436893
Lccn
2015270812
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)825754024
  • (OCoLC)ocn825754024
Label
Boxers & saints, Gene Luen Yang ; color by Lark Pien
Publication
Note
  • Title from slipcase
  • Issued in illustrated slipcase
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
[v. 1]. Boxers -- [v. 2]. Saints
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
2 volumes
Isbn
9781596436893
Lccn
2015270812
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)825754024
  • (OCoLC)ocn825754024

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