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21W.022: Reading and Writing Autobiography: Section 2: Activity

This is the research guide for Louise Harrison Lepera's 21W.022.

Class Activity: September 15, 2020

In your small group, answer the following questions on this Google Doc.

1) Find the Barton catalog record for The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir, by Thi Bui.  What is the Barton permalink for this title?

2) Review the full record.  What clues in the full record give you the social/historical/political context for The Best We Could Do?

3) Search in BartonPlus advanced search for reviews written about The Best We Could Do.  What search terms did you use?  How did you narrow the search, if applicable?

4) Review the list of research guides by subject.  Which research guide(s) would you use to search for the social/historical/political context for The Best We Could Do?

5) What questions or challenges did you have while answering these questions?

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