~GB TRAN: VIETNAMERICA BOOK LAUNCH
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GB TRAN’S NEW GRAPHIC NOVEL – VIETNAMERICA – BOOK LAUNCH – THURS JAN 27, 2011 / 7-9 PM
FREE ADMISSION COURTESY OF RANDOM HOUSE PUBLISHING & GB TRAN
MoCCA/MUSEUM of COMICS and CARTOON ART – 594 BROADWAY – SUITE 401, EDGE OF SOHO, NYC
come join rising talent GB TRAN and the MoCCA community for a special event – the launch of GB’s incredible graphic memoir – VIETNAMERICA: A Family’s Journey – a new, full-color hardcover from VILLARD BOOKS . . . GB will discuss the core of VIETNAMERICA the story behind his family’s survival and escape during the Vietnam War, their reinvention as refugees in the United States, and his own discovery about how the past we don’t know can shape and define us. A book signing will follow a Q & A session.
LIBRARY JOURNAL compares VIETNAMERICA to ART SPEIGELMAN’S classic – MAUS – calling it a “kick-in-the-gut graphic novel”, read more about GB’s book – here !!
while you are there – make sure to check out the amazing work of: LIZA DONNELLY, DENIS KITCHEN and AL JAFFEE – currently on display – but, heads up – coming down JAN 30, 2011 !!
like they say on the MoCCA NEWS RELEASE:
NEVER STOP READING COMICS !!