Boxers ( Boxers & Saints #1 )

by Yang, Gene Luen (Author)

ISBN: 9781596433595

Boxers & Saints is an innovative new graphic novel series in two volumesNan innovative look at China's Boxer Rebellion told from the author of American Born Chinese.

Age Range: From 12 to 17

Format: Paperback, 336 pages

Publisher: First Second, September 2013

Product Dimensions: 8.46 L × 6.11 W × 1.07 H

Publisher Marketing: 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.

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