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The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down Product Detail:

  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Release : 30 September 1998
  • ISBN : 9781429931113
  • Page : 352 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 81 voters

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down Book Summary/Review:

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down explores the clash between a small county hospital in California and a refugee family from Laos over the care of Lia Lee, a Hmong child diagnosed with severe epilepsy. Lia's parents and her doctors both wanted what was best for Lia, but the lack of understanding between them led to tragedy. Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Current Interest, and the Salon Book Award, Anne Fadiman's compassionate account of this cultural impasse is literary journalism at its finest. ______ Lia Lee 1982-2012 Lia Lee died on August 31, 2012. She was thirty years old and had been in a vegetative state since the age of four. Until the day of her death, her family cared for her lovingly at home.

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The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down
  • Author : Anne Fadiman
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Release Date : 1998-09-30
  • ISBN : 9781429931113
GET THIS BOOKThe Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down explores the clash between a small county hospital in California and a refugee family from Laos over the care of Lia Lee, a Hmong child diagnosed with severe epilepsy. Lia's parents and her doctors both wanted what was best for Lia, but the lack of understanding between them led to tragedy. Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction, the

Quicklet on The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman

Quicklet on The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman
  • Author : Marcin Ossowski
  • Publisher : Hyperink Inc
  • Release Date : 2012-03-02
  • ISBN : 9781614641124
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Quicklets: Your Reading Sidekick! This Hyperink Quicklet includes an overall summary, chapter commentary, key characters, literary themes, fun trivia, and recommended related readings. ABOUT THE BOOK Anne Fadiman’s seminal work of nonfiction, The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, examines the myriad difficulties and complications that arise when two radically different cultures come in to contact with one another. However, the author contextualizes these larger clashes within a much more intimate, and ultimately human, story: that of the

Hmong American Concepts of Health, Healing, and Conventional Medicine

Hmong American Concepts of Health, Healing, and Conventional Medicine
  • Author : Dia Cha
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2003
  • ISBN : 0415944953
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Examines Hmong American concepts of health, illness and healing, and looks at the Hmong American experience with conventional medicine. In this, it identifies factors that either obstruct or enable healthcare delivery to the Hmong.

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down
  • Author : Anne Fadiman
  • Publisher : Farrar Straus & Giroux
  • Release Date : 1998-09
  • ISBN : 0374975809
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Brilliantly reported & beautifully crafted, The Spirit Catches You & You Fall Down explores the clash between the Merced Community Medical Center in California & a refugee family from Laos over the care of Lia Lee, a Hmong child diagnosed with severe epilepsy. Lia's parents & her doctors both wanted what was best for Lia, but the lack of understanding between them led to tragedy.

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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2005
  • ISBN : 0787678937
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Treating Epilepsy Naturally

Treating Epilepsy Naturally
  • Author : Patricia A. Murphy
  • Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
  • Release Date : 2001-10-17
  • ISBN : 0658013793
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Hard-to-find information on epilepsy, presented by an author living successfully with the condition Drugs commonly used to treat epilepsy have some extremely harmful side effects. Treating Epilepsy Naturally is an empathetic, practical, empowering look at treatment options, lifestyle choices, and ways of living well. Written by an author who has been successfully living with it herself for most of her adult life, this comprehensive guide offers alternative treatments to replace and to complement traditional therapies and sound advice to find

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  • Release Date : 2005
  • ISBN : WISC:89087671756
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A. Magazine

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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1998
  • ISBN : UCSC:32106015524611
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Refugees

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  • Release Date : 1998
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The Pfizer Journal

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  • Release Date : 2000
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The Wine Lover's Daughter

The Wine Lover's Daughter
  • Author : Anne Fadiman
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Release Date : 2017-11-07
  • ISBN : 9780374711764
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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. An appreciation of wine—along with a plummy upper-crust accent, expensive suits, and an encyclopedic knowledge of Western literature—was an essential element of Clifton Fadiman’s escape from lower-middle-class Brooklyn to swanky Manhattan. But wine was not just a class-vaulting accessory; it was

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  • Author : Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2001
  • ISBN : UCLA:L0084443449
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Vietnam Experience

Vietnam Experience
  • Author : Paul Aleckson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2002
  • ISBN : WISC:89084922780
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Developmental Disabilities Bulletin

Developmental Disabilities Bulletin
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1998
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Rereadings

Rereadings
  • Author : Anne Fadiman
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Release Date : 2006-09-05
  • ISBN : 9781429930864
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Is a book the same book-or a reader the same reader-the second time around? The seventeen authors in this witty and poignant collection of essays all agree on the answer: Never. The editor of Rereadings is Anne Fadiman, and readers of her bestselling book Ex Libris (FSG, 1998) will find this volume especially satisfying. Her chosen authors include Sven Birkerts, Allegra Goodman, Vivian Gornick, Patricia Hampl, Phillip Lopate, and Luc Sante; the objects of their literary affections range from Pride and