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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 her doctors would ever recover. Lia’s parents, Foua and Nao Kao, were part of a large Hmong community in Merced, refugees from the CIA-run “Quiet War” in Laos. The Hmong, traditionally a close-knit and fiercely people,…

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The Spirit Catches You And You Fall Down


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Author by : Anne Fadiman
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 1998-09-30
Publisher by : Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction When three-month-old Lia Lee Arrived at the co

The Spirit Catches You And You Fall Down


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Author by : Anne Fadiman
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2012-04-24
Publisher by : Macmillan

A study in the collision between Western medicine and the beliefs of a traditional culture focuses on a hospit

The Spirit Catches You And You Fall Down


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Author by : Anne Fadiman
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 1997-09-30
Publisher by : Macmillan

Discusses a sick child of Laotian immigrants whose beliefs conflict with Western medicine

The Latehomecomer


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Author by : Kao Kalia Yang
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2017-03-20
Publisher by : Coffee House Press

An NEA Big Read Selection “This is the best account of the Hmong experience I’ve ever read—powerful, hea

At Large And At Small


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Author by : Anne Fadiman
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2008-11-06
Publisher by : Penguin UK

Butterflies, ice-cream, writing at night, playing word games...in this witty, intimate and delicious book Anne

The Healthcare Professional S Guide To Clinical Cultural Competence


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Author by : Rani Srivastava
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2007
Publisher by : Elsevier Health Sciences

With a focus on client-centred care, this book provides an introduction to developing cultural competence in t

Mama Might Be Better Off Dead


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Author by : Laurie Kaye Abraham
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2012-03-28
Publisher by : University of Chicago Press

Mama Might Be Better Off Dead is an unsettling, profound look at the human face of health care. Both disturbin

Hmong


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Author by : Keith Quincy
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2011-07
Publisher by : Gpj Books

Though there are slightly more than six million Hmong worldwide, relatively few Americans know much about them

Bamboo Among The Oaks


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Author by : Mai Neng Moua
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2002
Publisher by : Minnesota Historical Society Press

In this groundbreaking anthology, first- and second-generation Hmong Americans -- the first to write creativel

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Author by : Anne Fadiman
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2011-04-01
Publisher by : Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Anne Fadiman is--by her own admission--the sort of person who learned about sex from her father's copy of Fann

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