The Best We Could Do by Thi Bui

The Best We Could Do

The Best We Could Do

Thi Bui

320 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 54%
informative 51%
hopeful 34%
challenging 31%
dark 29%
inspiring 28%
tense 19%
adventurous 11%
funny 1%


medium 48%
fast 46%
slow 5%

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