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The Best We Could Do

Chapters 1-3 Chapter 1 It is November 2005 in a delivery room in New York’s Methodist Hospital. Thi is there with her husband, Travis. She is in labor with her first child and is in a great deal of...

Latest answer posted March 25, 2020 2:43 pm UTC

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We learn a lot about Thi Bui during the course of this graphic memoir. Firstly, she is an immigrant. Her parents fled Vietnam following the end of the war in the 1970s. I would argue that Thi Bui...

Latest answer posted July 1, 2020 2:57 pm UTC

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There are several topics addressed at length in the memoir: parenting, family, immigration, and war are all discussed in Thi Bui's graphic memoir. Parenting and family are some of the guiding...

Latest answer posted July 2, 2019 6:40 am UTC

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The author, who is the narrator and protagonist of the memoir, calls her mother and father "Ma" and "Bo." She explores her family’s history during their years in Vietnam—where both parents were...

Latest answer posted January 12, 2020 5:00 am UTC

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