Coupon
Empire of the Sun
by J. G. Ballard


Overview - The classic, award-winning novel, made famous by Steven Spielberg's film, tells of a young boy's struggle to survive World War II in China.
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.
  Read more...

 
Paperback
  • $16.00
  • 20% off for Members: Get the Club Price
    $ 12.80

Add to Cart + Add to Wishlist

In Stock Online.

FREE Shipping for Club Members
 
> Check In-Store Availability

In-Store pricing may vary

 
 
New & Used Marketplace 41 copies from $3.47
 
Download

This item is available only to U.S. billing addresses.
 
 
 

More About Empire of the Sun by J. G. Ballard
 
 
 
Overview
The classic, award-winning novel, made famous by Steven Spielberg's film, tells of a young boy's struggle to survive World War II in China.
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.
Ballard's 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.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780743265232
  • ISBN-10: 0743265238
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster
  • Publish Date: March 2005
  • Page Count: 288
  • Dimensions: 8.42 x 5.48 x 0.72 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.56 pounds


Related Categories

Books > Fiction > Historical - General
Books > Fiction > Media Tie-In - General

 
BAM Customer Reviews