The Best We Could Do by Thi Bui

The Best We Could Do

The Best We Could Do

Thi Bui

346 pages first pub 2017 (editions)

nonfiction graphic novel history memoir emotional informative reflective fast-paced


An intimate and poignant graphic novel portraying one family’s journey from war-torn Vietnam, from debut author Thi Bui. This beautifully illustrated and emotional story is an evocative memoir about the search for a better future and a longing for...

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emotional 87%
reflective 76%
sad 55%
informative 52%
hopeful 34%
challenging 32%
dark 30%
inspiring 29%
tense 20%
adventurous 11%


medium 47%
fast 47%
slow 5%

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