Graphic artist Gia-Bao (GB) Tran’s graphic memoir Vietnamerica tells the story of his family’s escape and survival during the Vietnam  war, and their struggle as refugees in the United States. A past  Colorlines contributing artist, GB recounts his family’s story as he  travels back to Vietnam to attend his grandparents’ funerals. It’s a  remarkable telling of an immigrant experience through visual  storytelling. Below are some excerpts from the 288-page full color book.

Graphic artist Gia-Bao (GB) Tran’s graphic memoir Vietnamerica tells the story of his family’s escape and survival during the Vietnam war, and their struggle as refugees in the United States. A past Colorlines contributing artist, GB recounts his family’s story as he travels back to Vietnam to attend his grandparents’ funerals. It’s a remarkable telling of an immigrant experience through visual storytelling. Below are some excerpts from the 288-page full color book.

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tagged as: Vietnamerica. Gia-Bao. struggles of immigrants and refugees through art. American Imperialism. Hatty Lee.

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