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The Resource The best we could do : an illustrated memoir, Thi Bui

The best we could do : an illustrated memoir, Thi Bui

Label
The best we could do : an illustrated memoir
Title
The best we could do
Title remainder
an illustrated memoir
Statement of responsibility
Thi Bui
Creator
Artist
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Summary
The debut graphic novel memoir from Thi Bui is an intimate look at one family’s journey from their war-torn home in Vietnam to their new lives in America. 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."--Provided by the publisher
Tone
Writing style
Illustration
Award
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2017.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2017.
  • ALA Notable Book, 2018.
  • YALSA Great Graphic Novels for Teens, 2018.
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10556180
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
  • 973/.0495920092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
E184.V53
LC item number
B85 2017
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
600
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
an illustrated memoir
Label
The best we could do : an illustrated memoir, Thi Bui
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Chiefly illustrations
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
5851868
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
327 pages
Isbn
9781419718779
Lccn
2016940170
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn947796066
  • (OCoLC)947796066
Label
The best we could do : an illustrated memoir, Thi Bui
Publication
Note
Chiefly illustrations
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
5851868
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
327 pages
Isbn
9781419718779
Lccn
2016940170
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn947796066
  • (OCoLC)947796066

Library Locations

    • Brunswick-Glynn County LibraryBorrow it
      208 Gloucester St, Brunswick, GA, 31520-7007, US
      31.148396 -81.495972
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