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: 76.21 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.

The Latehomecomer

Author: Kao Kalia Yang
Publisher: Coffee House Press
ISBN: 1566894794
Size: 44.96 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 ...

At Large And At Small

Author: Anne Fadiman
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 1429922966
Size: 12.32 MB
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Many of these essays were composed "under the influence" of the subject at hand.

Hope And Other Dangerous Pursuits

Author: Laila Lalami
Publisher: Algonquin Books
ISBN: 156512751X
Size: 48.30 MB
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Sensitively written with beauty and boldness, this is a gripping book about what propels people to risk their lives in search of a better future.


Author: Keith Quincy
ISBN: 9780998013800
Size: 51.22 MB
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The 3rd edition of Hmong: History of a People updates the Hmong saga, with information about Vang Pao not available in earlier editions. It also updates the Hmong experience in America.

Medicine Women Curanderas And Women Doctors

Author: Bobette Perrone
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
ISBN: 9780806125121
Size: 58.18 MB
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The stories of ten women healers explore cultural healing methods utilized by women and present three distinct interpretations of the causes and treatments of human illness

Bamboo Among The Oaks

Author: Mai Neng Moua
Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press
ISBN: 9780873514378
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A groundbreaking anthology that chronicles the emerging literary voice of a contemporary American immigrant community.