The Spirit Catches You And You Fall Down

Author: Anne Fadiman
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 9781429931113
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Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction When three-month-old Lia Lee Arrived at the county hospital emergency room in Merced, California, a chain of events was set in motion from which neither she nor her parents nor ...

The Spirit Catches You And You Fall Down

Author: Anne Fadiman
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0374533407
Size: 77.38 MB
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A study in the collision between Western medicine and the beliefs of a traditional culture focuses on a hospitalized child of Laotian immigrants whose belief that illness is a spiritual matter comes into conflict with doctors' methods.

At Large And At Small

Author: Anne Fadiman
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141903694
Size: 39.74 MB
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This is the perfect book for life's ardent obsessives.

Mama Might Be Better Off Dead

Author: Laurie Kaye Abraham
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022601939X
Size: 34.23 MB
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This book reveals what health care policies crafted in Washington, D. C. or state capitals look like when they hit the street.

The Wine Lover S Daughter

Author: Anne Fadiman
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374711763
Size: 56.38 MB
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In The Wine Lover’s Daughter, Anne Fadiman examines—with all her characteristic wit and feeling—her relationship with her father, Clifton Fadiman, a renowned literary critic, editor, and radio host whose greatest love was wine.

The Latehomecomer

Author: Kao Kalia Yang
Publisher: Coffee House Press
ISBN: 1566894794
Size: 25.45 MB
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An NEA Big Read Selection “This is the best account of the Hmong experience I’ve ever read—powerful, heartbreaking, and unforgettable.”—Anne Fadiman, author of The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down “A narrative packed with ...

A People S History Of The Hmong

Author: Paul Hillmer
Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society
ISBN: 0873517903
Size: 43.60 MB
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A rich narrative history of the worldwide community of Hmong people, exploring their cultural practices, war and refugee camp experiences, and struggles and triumphs as citizens of new countries.

Hmong America

Author: Chia Youyee Vang
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 0252077598
Size: 80.74 MB
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An unprecedented inside view of the Hmong experience in America.