Spirit Catches You And You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors

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Tandem Library, 1998 - Social Science
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Discusses a sick child of Laotian immigrants whose beliefs conflict with Western medicine.

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User Review  - rdwhitenack - LibraryThing

A good book, that I weirdly did not enjoy that much. I certainly recognize the quality of the writing, and greatly respect the research, but I found myself struggling to get through the book (I think ... Read full review

Great read

User Review  - AishaP - Overstock.com

Great read. It shows the great but necessary diferencies between cultures. As a healthcare provider it has broaden my self perception in my profession. At the same time it points out many issues that ... Read full review

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About the author (1998)

Anne Fadima is the editor of The American Scholar, Recipient of a National Magazine Award for Reporting, she has written for Civilization, Harper's, Life, and The New York Times, among other publications. She lives in New York City.

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