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Empire of the Sun
Empire of the Sun by J. G. Ballard 0671648772 9780671648770
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Empire of the Sun by J. G. Ballard

<I><CENTER>The classic, award-winning novel, made famous by Steven Spielbergs film, tells of a young boys struggle to survive World War II in China.</CENTER></I>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.Ballards 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.

Author: J. G. Ballard

Language: English

Edition: later printing

Binding: Paperback

Publisher: Pocket

Publication Date: 1987-12-15

Our Price: $4.09

ISBN: 0671648772

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