Wandering Son

Wandering Son

Volume Three

Book - 2012
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As shown in the first two volumes of this acclaimed series, Shuichi and hisfriend Yoshino have a secret: Shuichi is a boy who wants to be a girl, andYoshino is a girl who wants to be a boy. But one day, abruptly, their secret isexposed, and the two find themselves the target of sixth-grade cruelty. Theirfriendship is strained, as Yoshino makes a half-hearted effort at being a"normal girl"... and their mentor, Yuki, reveals the harder reality of beingtransgendered. Meanwhile, Shuichi's sister, Maho, realizes her dream of becominga model, and drags Shuichi along for the ride. Shuichi meets another boy whowants to be a girl, and finds himself on an arranged date with a boy who doesn'tknow that the girl he has a crush on is actually a boy. After an unhurried,almost leisurely buildup that give us an opportunity to get to know andunderstand our protagonists, artist Shimura picks up the pace in this latestvolume, with tears and laughs aplenty.
Publisher: Seattle : Fantagraphics Books, [2012]
ISBN: 9781606995334
Branch Call Number: GN FIC Shimu 3558ad 1
Characteristics: iii, 219 p. :,ill. (some col.)


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