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  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Release : 30 September 1998
  • ISBN : 9781429931113
  • Page : 352 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 79 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
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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

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.

Summary of Anne Fadiman's The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

Summary of Anne Fadiman's The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down
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  • Release Date : 2022-04-27
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Please note: This is a companion version & not the original book. Book Preview: #1 The Hmong, a hilltribe people, believed that if a couple failed to produce children, they could call in a shaman who would enter a trance and summon a posse of helpful familiars. The shaman would ride a winged horse between the earth and the sky, and negotiate with the spirits for the patients’ health. #2 When a Hmong woman became pregnant, she would pay close attention to her

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down a Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down a Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2015
  • ISBN : OCLC:1091211648
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  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2005
  • ISBN : 0787678937
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The New England Journal of Medicine

The New England Journal of Medicine
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1998
  • ISBN : UOM:39015046917178
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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

Adult Book Club Kit for Anne Fadiman's The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

Adult Book Club Kit for Anne Fadiman's The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down
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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2006
  • ISBN : OCLC:924424594
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Hmong in the Modern World

Hmong in the Modern World
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2005
  • ISBN : WISC:89087671756
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A. Magazine

A. Magazine
  • Author : Anonim
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  • Release Date : 1998
  • ISBN : UCSC:32106015524611
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Refugees

Refugees
  • Author : Anonim
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  • Release Date : 1998
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Vietnam Experience

Vietnam Experience
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  • Release Date : 2002
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Developmental Disabilities Bulletin

Developmental Disabilities Bulletin
  • Author : Anonim
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  • Release Date : 1998
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105021201822
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At Large and At Small

At Large and At Small
  • Author : Anne Fadiman
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Release Date : 2008-05-27
  • ISBN : 1429922966
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In At Large and At Small, Anne Fadiman returns to one of her favorite genres, the familiar essay—a beloved and hallowed literary tradition recognized for both its intellectual breadth and its miniaturist focus on everyday experiences. With the combination of humor and erudition that has distinguished her as one of our finest essayists, Fadiman draws us into twelve of her personal obsessions: from her slightly sinister childhood enthusiasm for catching butterflies to her monumental crush on Charles Lamb, from