Gene Yang - Boxers & Saints Release Party!

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 5:00pm

 

 

On September 10th at 5:00pm Green Apple Books is excited to welcome local author and illustrator Gene Luen Yang for the release of his new graphic novels Boxers & Saints.  Gene will be in-store signing and sketching for all his fans.

In two volumes, Boxers & Saints (First Second) tells two parallel stories in two books. The first is of Little Bao, a Chinese peasant boy whose village is abused and plundered by Westerners claiming the role of missionaries. In the second volume, Yang lays out the opposite side of the conflict. A girl whose village has no place for her is taken in by Christian missionaries and finds, for the first time, a home with them.

Gene Luen Yang began drawing comic books in the fifth grade. He has written and drawn a number of titles, including Duncan’s Kingdom, The Rosary Comic BookPrime Baby and Animal CrackersAmerican Born Chinese, his first graphic novel from First Second, was a National Book Award finalist, as well as the winner of the Printz Award and an Eisner Award. He also won an Eisner for The Eternal Smile, a collaboration with Derek Kirk Kim. Recently, he has been working on the New York Times Best-Selling comics series Avatar: The Last Airbender.

Boxers & Saints Boxed Set Cover Image
$34.99
ISBN: 9781596439245
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: First Second - September 10th, 2013

Gene Luen Yang is the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature.

"Boxers & Saints "Boxed Set Edition

One of the greatest comics storytellers alive brings all his formidable talents to bear in this astonishing new work.


Boxers Cover Image
By Gene Luen Yang, Gene Luen Yang (Illustrator), Lark Pien (Inked or Colored by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781596433595
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: First Second - September 10th, 2013

Gene Luen Yang is the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature.

A "New York Times" bestseller

China,1898. Bands of foreign missionaries and soldiers roam the countryside, bullying and robbing Chinese peasants.


Saints Cover Image
By Gene Luen Yang, Gene Luen Yang (Illustrator), Lark Pien (Inked or Colored by)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781596436893
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: First Second - September 10th, 2013

Gene Luen Yang is the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature.

A "New York Times" bestseller


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