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Boxers (Boxers & Saints Graphic Novel) by Gene Luen Yang

By Gene Luen Yang

China,1898. Bands of international missionaries and infantrymen roam the geographical region, bullying and robbing chinese language peasants.

Little Bao has had sufficient. Harnessing the powers of historic chinese language gods, he recruits a military of Boxers - commoners expert in kung fu who struggle to unfastened China from "foreign devils."

Against all odds, this grass-roots uprising is violently profitable. yet not anything is straightforward. Little Bao is combating for the respect of China, yet at what fee? such a lot of are loss of life, together with hundreds of thousands of "secondary devils" - chinese language voters who've switched over to Christianity.

Boxers & Saints is an leading edge new photograph novel in volumes - the parallel tales of 2 teens stuck up on contrary aspects of a violent rift. American Born chinese language author Gene Luen Yang brings his clear-eyed storytelling and trademark magical realism to the complexities of the Boxer uprising and lays naked the principles of extremism, uprising, and religion.

Discover the opposite part of the Boxer uprising in Saints - the spouse quantity to Boxers.

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