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.
Vietnamerica: A Graphic Memoir of a Family’s Survival
Graphic artist Gia-Bao (GB) Tran's graphic memoir tells the story of his family's escape and survival during the Vietnam war
By Hatty Lee Sep 27, 2011