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The best we could do : an illustrated memoir

Author: Thi Bui
Publisher: New York Abrams Comicarts [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Exploring the anguish of immigration and the lasting effects that displacement has on a child and her family, Bui documents the story of her family's daring escape after the fall of South Vietnam in the 1970s, and the difficulties they faced building new lives for themselves. At the heart of Sui's story is a universal struggle: While adjusting to life as a first- time mother, she ultimately discovers what it means  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Jugendbuch
Comic books, strips, etc
Biography Comic books, strips, etc
Personal narratives, Vietnamese Comic books, strips, etc
Named Person: Thi Bui; Thi Bui
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thi Bui
ISBN: 9781419718786 1419718789
OCLC Number: 1088736529
Awards: Winner of Booklist: Notable Books 2018 (United States)
Winner of The American Book Awards 2018 (United States)
Winner of San Francisco Public Library's 2018 selection for `One City One Book' program 2018 (United States)
Winner of Ringo Award 2018 (United States)
Short-listed for Eisner Awards 2018 (United States)
Short-listed for The Harvey Awards 2018 (United States)
Target Audience: Ab 14 Jahren.
Description: 327 Seiten : Illustrationen.
Responsibility: Thi Bui.

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Now in paperback, Thi Sui's intimate and moving portrait of her family's journey from their war-torn home in Vietnam to their new lives in America  Read more...

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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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