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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
Storyline
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
TEFOD
Dewey number
973/.0495920092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
600
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • 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
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=257&titleID=3135209
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Chiefly illustrations
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn974893658
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (327 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781613129302
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color).
Publisher number
MWT11895069
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
35893176-DF58-475B-8349-937F2561AD1E
System control number
(OCoLC)974893658
Label
The best we could do : an illustrated memoir, Thi Bui
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=257&titleID=3135209
Publication
Note
Chiefly illustrations
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn974893658
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (327 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781613129302
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color).
Publisher number
MWT11895069
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
35893176-DF58-475B-8349-937F2561AD1E
System control number
(OCoLC)974893658

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