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

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, refug...

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Main Author: Fadiman, Anne, 1953-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1997.
Edition: 1st ed.

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