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The best we could do : an illustrated memoir

Author: Thi Bui
Publisher: New York : Abrams ComicArts, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English
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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.
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Autobiographical comics
Nonfiction comics
Autobiography
Graphic Novels
Personal Narrative
Comic books, strips, etc
Biography Comic books, strips, etc
Personal narratives Comic books, strips, etc
Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2016940170
(OCoLC)947796066
Named Person: Thi Bui; Thi Bui
Material Type: Biography, Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thi Bui
ISBN: 9781613129302 1613129300
OCLC Number: 1076524614
Awards: Booklist Editor's Choice/Adult Books for Young Adults 2017; Nominations: National Book Critics Circle: Bio/Autobio Finalist 2017 .
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.
Responsibility: Thi Bui.

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"How much of ME is my own and how much is stamped into my blood and bone, predestined?" Posed at the end of Thi Bui's graphic memoir, this is the persistent, yearning question underlying this quietly Read more...

 
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