SBS has released an interactive graphic novel

SBS has released an interactive graphic novel, in recognition of the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon and the subsequent resettlement in Australia by Vietnamese people.

The Boat, by Nam Le, tells the story of 16-year-old Mai, whose parents make the decision to send her alone on a boat after the fall of Saigon, received the Australian Prime Minister's Literary Award.

New York based Australian artist Matt Huynh, whose parents left Vietnam for Australia in the years following the fall of Saigon, has created the illustrations for the graphic novel based on Le’s book.

The interactive version of 'The Boat' (a young adult graphic novel) can be found at


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