Star Wars Sale
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN!

Weekly drawing for $100 credit. Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

More at Powell's


Recently Viewed clear list


Original Essays | June 20, 2014

Lauren Owen: IMG The Other Vampire



It's a wild and thundery night. Inside a ramshackle old manor house, a beautiful young girl lies asleep in bed. At the window, a figure watches... Continue »
  1. $18.90 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

    The Quick

    Lauren Owen 9780812993271

spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$7.50
Used Hardcover
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
1 Burnside Literature- A to Z

More copies of this ISBN

Nip the Buds, Shoot the Kids

by

Nip the Buds, Shoot the Kids Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

The first novel by Japan's most celebrated living writer, Nip The Buds, Shoot the Kids recounts the exploits of fifteen teenage reformatory boys evacuated to a remote mountain village in wartime. The narrator who acts as nominal leader of the small band, his younger brother and their comrades are all delinquent outcasts, feared and detested by the local peasants. When plague breaks out, their hosts abandon them and flee, then blockade them inside the empty village, together with a young Korean, an army deserter and a girl evacuee. However, the boys' brief, doomed attempt to build autonomous lives of self-respect, love and tribal valour inevitably fails with the reflux of death and the adult nightmare of war.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780714529974
Translator:
Sugiyama, Maki
Translator:
Mackintosh, Paul St John
Translator:
Sugiyama, Maki
Author:
Oe, Kenzaburo
Author:
Mackintosh, Paul St John
Publisher:
Marion Boyars Publishers
Location:
London ;
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Japan
Subject:
Adventure stories
Subject:
Teenage boys
Subject:
Juvenile delinquents
Subject:
Juvenile delinquents -- Japan -- Fiction.
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Teenage boys -- Fiction.
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Series Volume:
no. 93-12
Publication Date:
20000731
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
189
Dimensions:
9.10x5.60x.79 in. .68 lbs.

Other books you might like

  1. Lord of the Flies
    Used Mass Market $3.95
  2. The Way Things Aren't: Rush... Used Trade Paper $5.95
  3. Sailor Fell Grace Pa Used Trade Paper $5.95
  4. Crazy Iris and Other Stories of the... New Trade Paper $15.95
  5. Disgrace
    Used Trade Paper $4.50
  6. A Farewell to Arms
    Used Trade Paper $4.00

Related Subjects

Children's » General
Featured Titles » Nobel Prize Winners
Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z

Nip the Buds, Shoot the Kids Used Hardcover
0 stars - 0 reviews
$7.50 In Stock
Product details 189 pages Marion Boyars Publishers - English 9780714529974 Reviews:
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.