The Resource Shaolin burning, Ant Sang

Shaolin burning, Ant Sang

Label
Shaolin burning
Title
Shaolin burning
Statement of responsibility
Ant Sang
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
After the Shaolin Temple is destroyed by the Emperor's army, five elders escape and go into hiding in order to continue spreading the forbidden knowledge of kung fu. A sixth monk, Monk Who Doubts, escapes too, but turns his back on the Buddhist path and instead persues bloody revenge. His path intersects with that of Deadly Plum Blossom, a girl abandoned at birth and raised by a Shaolin nun who trains her in a new fighting style. Set in Qing dynasty, China. In graphic novel format. Suggested level: secondary
Awards note
New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards Finalist 2012.
Cataloging source
NZNB
Dewey number
Young Adult
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
Target audience
adolescent
Shaolin burning, Ant Sang
Label
Shaolin burning, Ant Sang
Publication
Note
  • Graphic novel for young adults
  • Finalist in the New Zealand Post Book Awards 2012
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Graphic novel set in Qing dynasty, China. -When violence and terror slash scarlet claws through mortal lives, they leave death, ashes and an aching thirst for revenge. In ancient China, martial arts have been outlawed. When the Qing Emperor's army attacks the dissident monks of the Shaolin Temple, only five escape the resulting inferno. The fugitives flee, vowing to spread their forbidden knowledge. One survivor, Monk Who Doubts, plans bloody revenge, while another, the nun Ng Mui, raises an orphaned girl child. By the time Deadly Plum Blossom is in her teens, she is lethal. Shaolin Burning is a graphic novel about two very different kung-fu fighters, whose lives intersect as they are offered self-discovery through the wisdom of martial arts, in a masterful interweaving of kung-fu myths and legends
Control code
13469336
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Dimensions
23 cm.
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Extent
189 pages
Isbn
9781869508135
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
  • Suitable 8 - 12 Years
  • New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards Finalist - 2012
Other physical details
color
System control number
  • (Sirsi) MA195572
  • (NLNZils)1406699
  • (OCoLC)682150926
  • (Nz)13469336
  • 13469336

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