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Empire of the Sun

Author: Ballard, J. G.

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

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Empire of the Sun : The classic, award-winning novel, made famous by Steven Spielberg's film, tells of a young boy's struggle to survive World War II in China.

Jim is separated from his parents in a world at war. To survive, he must find a strength greater than all the events that surround him.

Shanghai, 1941 -- a city aflame from the fateful torch of Pearl Harbor. In streets full of chaos and corpses, a young British boy searches in vain for his parents. Imprisoned in a Japanese concentration camp, he is witness to the fierce white flash of Nagasaki, as the bomb bellows the end of the war...and the dawn of a blighted world.

Ballard's enduring novel of war and deprivation, internment camps and death marches, and starvation and survival is an honest coming-of-age tale set in a world thrown utterly out of joint.

Category   Subject
Fiction   Historical
Fiction   Movie-TV Tie-In
Fiction   War & Military

ISBN 13:9780743265232
ISBN 10:0743265238
Size:8.45" l x 5.48" w x 0.75" h
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