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The Resource The spirit catches you and you fall down : a Hmong child, her American doctors, and the collision of two cultures, Anne Fadiman

The spirit catches you and you fall down : a Hmong child, her American doctors, and the collision of two cultures, Anne Fadiman

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The spirit catches you and you fall down : a Hmong child, her American doctors, and the collision of two cultures
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The spirit catches you and you fall down
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a Hmong child, her American doctors, and the collision of two cultures
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Anne Fadiman
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Title
The spirit catches you and you fall down
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Discusses a sick child of Laotian immigrants whose beliefs conflict with Western medicine
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Award
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Current Interest, 1997.
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Non-Fiction, 1997.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1997
  • YALSA Outstanding Book for the College Bound, 2009.
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306.461
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index present
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non fiction
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bibliography
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adult
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a Hmong child, her American doctors, and the collision of two cultures
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a Hmong child, her American doctors, and the collision of two cultures
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Anne Fadiman
The spirit catches you and you fall down : a Hmong child, her American doctors, and the collision of two cultures, Anne Fadiman
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The spirit catches you and you fall down : a Hmong child, her American doctors, and the collision of two cultures, Anne Fadiman
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"Reader's Guide": p. [343]-[348]
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [313]-326) and index
Contents
Birth -- Fish soup -- The spirit catches you and you fall down -- Do doctors eat brains? -- Take as directed -- High-velocity transcortical lead therapy -- Government property -- Foua and Nao Kao -- A little medicine and a little Neeb -- War -- The big one -- Flight -- Code X -- The melting pot -- Gold and dross -- Why did they pick Merced? -- The eight questions -- The life or the soul -- The sacrifice
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24 cm.
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339 p.
Isbn
9780374267810
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(hc)
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97005175

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