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ebookComic Book/Graphic Novel
Author Bui, Thi, author, artist.

Title The best we could do : an illustrated memoir / Thi Bui.

Publication Info. New York : Abrams ComicArts, [2017]


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  GRAPHIC BUI    Check Shelf
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Biographies  92 BIOGRAPHY BUI    Check Shelf
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Adult Department  GRAPHIC NOVEL BIOG. BUI, T.    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Main Library - Adult Department  GRAPHIC B BUI    DUE 06-08-22
 Burlington Public Library - Teen  GRAPHIC YB BUI    Check Shelf
 Canton Public Library - Adult Department  GRAPHIC NONFICTION BIO BUI    Check Shelf
 Cheshire Public Library - Adult Department  GRAPHIC NOVEL BEST WE COULD DO    DUE 05-31-22
 Colchester, Cragin Memorial Library - Graphic Novels  GRAPHIC NOVEL BUI    Check Shelf
 Cromwell-Belden Public Library - Adult Department  GRAPHIC NOVEL BEST    On Display
 East Hartford, Raymond Library - Young Adult  GRAPHIC YA B BUI    Check Shelf

Description 327 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Graphic novels lcgft
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.
"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"--Publisher description.
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.
Awards Booklist Editor's Choice/Adult Books for Young Adults 2017; Nominations: National Book Critics Circle: Bio/Autobio Finalist 2017.
Subject Bui, Thi -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Vietnamese Americans -- Biography -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Refugees -- United States -- Biography -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal narratives -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Asian Americans -- History -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Cartoons and comics.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975.
Genre/Form Autobiographical comics.
Graphic novels.
Nonfiction comics.
Graphic novels -- U.S.A. -- 2017.
ISBN 9781419718779
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