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The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir

The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir (Hardback)

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The Best We Could Do explores the anguish of immigration and the lasting effects that displacement has on a child. Thi Bui documents her family's daring escape after the fall of South Vietnam in the 1970s and the diffiulties they faced building new lives for themselves in America. At the heart of Bui's story is a universal struggle: adjusting to life as a first-time mother. With haunting, poetic writing and breathtaking art, The Best We Could Do examines the strength of family, the importance of identity, and the meaning of home, providing inspiration to all who search for a better future while longing for a simpler past.



BiographyMemoirsChildren'sFiction & true storiesGeneral fictionFiction & PoetryGraphic NovelsGraphic novels: true stories & non-fictionPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial issues & processesMigration, immigration & emigration Publisher: Abrams Publication Date: 07/03/2017 ISBN-13: 9781419718779  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Thi Bui was born in Vietnam and immigrated to the United States as a child. She studied art and law and thought about becoming a civil rights lawyer but became a public school teacher instead. She lives in Berkeley, California, with her son, her husband, and her mother. The Best We Could Do is her first graphic novel.

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