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Author Bui, Thi, author, artist.

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

Publication Info. New York : Abrams ComicArts, an imprint of ABRAMS, 2017.


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  GRAPHIC 92 BUI    Check Shelf
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Biographies  92 BIOGRAPHY BUI    Check Shelf
 Bloomfield at the Atrium  GRAPHIC NOVEL BIOG. BUI, T.    Check Shelf
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Adult Department  GRAPHIC NOVEL BIOG. BUI, T.    Storage
 Bristol, Main Library - Adult Department  GRAPHIC B BUI    DUE 04-08-24
 Burlington Public Library - Teen  GRAPHIC YB BUI    Check Shelf
 Canton Public Library - Adult Department  GRAPHIC NONFICTION BIO BUI    Check Shelf
 Canton Public Library - Adult Department  GRAPHIC NOVEL BIO BUI    Check Shelf
 Canton Public Library - Adult Department  GRAPHIC NOVEL BIO BUI    Check Shelf
 Cheshire Public Library - Adult Department Lower Level  GRAPHIC NOVEL BEST WE COULD DO    Check Shelf

Description 327 pages, 2 unnumbered pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Graphic novels lcgft
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 "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.
Awards Booklist Editor's Choice/Adult Books for Young Adults 2017; Nominations: National Book Critics Circle: Bio/Autobio Finalist 2017
American Book Award, 2018.
Note "National Book Critics Circle Award finalist"--Cover.
Subject Bui, Thi -- 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.
Vietnamese Americans -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Medicine -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Mother and child.
Cartoons and comics.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975.
Asian -- history (DNLM)D044466Q000266
Asian -- history (DNLM)D001213Q000266
Mother-Child Relations (DNLM)D009034
Vietnam Conflict (DNLM)D047829
Refugees (DNLM)D012036
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Emigration & Immigration.
Bui, Thi. (OCoLC)fst01990559
Medicine. (OCoLC)fst01014893
Asian Americans. (OCoLC)fst00818620
Refugees. (OCoLC)fst01092797
Vietnamese Americans. (OCoLC)fst01166663
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Vietnam War (1961-1975) (OCoLC)fst01431664
Chronological Term 1961-1975
Genre/Form Graphic novels.
Graphic novels.
Autobiography (DNLM)D020493
Graphic Novel (DNLM)D000068036
Personal Narrative (DNLM)D062210
Popular Work (DNLM)D020496
Biographical comics. (OCoLC)fst01921595
Autobiographical comics. (OCoLC)fst01921583
Comics (Graphic works) (OCoLC)fst01921613
Graphic novels. (OCoLC)fst01726630
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Nonfiction comics. (OCoLC)fst01921721
Graphic novels.
Graphic novels.
Biographical comics.
Comics (Graphic works)
Personal narratives.
Other Form: Online version: Bui, Thi. Best we could do (OCoLC)1225612553
ISBN 9781419718779 (hardcover)
1419718770 (hardcover)
9781419718786 (paperback)
1419718789 (paperback)
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