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Author Bui, Thi, author, artist

Title The best we could do : an illustrated memoir / Thi Bui
Published New York : Abrams Comicarts, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (327 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Contents Labor -- Rewind, reverse -- Home, the holding pen -- Blood and rice -- Either, or -- The chessboard -- Heroes and losers -- The shore -- Fire and ash -- Ebb and flow
Summary The author describes her experiences as a young Vietnamese immigrant, highlighting her family's move from their war-torn home to the United States in graphic novel format
Notes Chiefly illustrations
Booklist Editor's Choice/Adult Books for Young Adults 2017; Nominations: National Book Critics Circle: Bio/Autobio Finalist 2017
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Subject Bui, Thi -- Comic books, strips, etc
Bui, Thi -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Bui, Thi.
Vietnam War (1961-1975)
Asian Americans -- history
Asian Continental Ancestry Group -- history
Mother-Child Relations
Refugees
Refugees -- United States -- Biography -- Comic books, strips, etc
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal narratives, Vietnamese -- Comic books, strips, etc
Vietnamese Americans -- Biography -- Comic books, strips, etc
Cartoons and comics
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Nonfiction.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical
Biography & Autobiography.
HISTORY / United States / State & Local / General
Refugees -- United States -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Refugees.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal narratives, Vietnamese -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Vietnamese Americans -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Vietnamese Americans.
United States.
Genre/Form Graphic novels
Autobiography
Graphic Novels
Personal Narrative
Biographical comics.
Biographical comics.
Comic books, strips, etc.
Comic books, strips, etc.
Comics (Graphic works)
Comics (Graphic works)
Graphic novels
Graphic novels.
Graphic novels.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1613129300 (electronic bk.)
9781613129302 (electronic bk.)