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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
  • "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 note
Booklist Editor's Choice/Adult Books for Young Adults 2017; Nominations: National Book Critics Circle: Bio/Autobio Finalist 2017
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bui, Thi
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
E184.V53
LC item number
B85 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bui, Thi
  • Refugees
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Asian Americans
  • Vietnamese Americans
  • Medicine
  • Cartoons and comics
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Asian Continental Ancestry Group
  • Asian Americans
  • Mother-Child Relations
  • Refugees
  • Bui, Thi
  • Vietnam War (1961-1975)
  • Medicine
  • Asian Americans
  • Refugees
  • Vietnamese Americans
  • United States
Target audience
general
Label
The best we could do : an illustrated memoir, Thi Bui
Link
http://www.abramsbooks.com/thebestwecoulddo/
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
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
Control code
ocn947796066
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
327 pages
Isbn
9781419718786
Lccn
2016940170
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40027764714
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)947796066
Label
The best we could do : an illustrated memoir, Thi Bui
Link
http://www.abramsbooks.com/thebestwecoulddo/
Publication
Copyright
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
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
Control code
ocn947796066
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
327 pages
Isbn
9781419718786
Lccn
2016940170
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40027764714
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)947796066

Library Locations

    • Swedenborg Library, Bryn Athyn CollegeBorrow it
      2925 College Drive, Bryn Athyn, PA, 19009, US
      40.1343319 -75.0607419
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