Book Review: Vietnamerica

GB Tran. Vietnamerica: A Family’s Journey. New York: Villard, 2011. 192 pages. Graphic novels can be an extremely effective medium for memoir–Art Speigelman’s Maus and Marjane Satrapi’ Persepolis have proven. GB Tran’s Vietnamerica is very much in the mold of these two classics, and it tells a story that similarly mingles memoir with history. Tran’s … Read more