The Spirit Catches You And You Fall Down

Author: Anne Fadiman
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 9781429931113
Size: 58.77 MB
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Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction 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 ...

The Spirit Catches You And You Fall Down

Author: Anne Fadiman
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0374533407
Size: 25.85 MB
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A study in the collision between Western medicine and the beliefs of a traditional culture focuses on a hospitalized child of Laotian immigrants whose belief that illness is a spiritual matter comes into conflict with doctors' methods.

The Latehomecomer

Author: Kao Kalia Yang
Publisher: Coffee House Press
ISBN: 1566894794
Size: 16.62 MB
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An NEA Big Read Selection “This is the best account of the Hmong experience I’ve ever read—powerful, heartbreaking, and unforgettable.”—Anne Fadiman, author of The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down “A narrative packed with ...

At Large And At Small

Author: Anne Fadiman
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141903694
Size: 48.87 MB
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This is the perfect book for life's ardent obsessives.

Hope And Other Dangerous Pursuits

Author: Laila Lalami
Publisher: Algonquin Books
ISBN: 156512751X
Size: 46.59 MB
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Sensitively written with beauty and boldness, this is a gripping book about what propels people to risk their lives in search of a better future.

Dancing Skeletons

Author: Katherine A. Dettwyler
Publisher: Waveland Press
ISBN: 1478611588
Size: 29.16 MB
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The 20th Anniversary Edition includes a 13-page “Q&A with the Author” in which Dettwyler responds to typical questions she has received individually from students who have been assigned Dancing Skeletons as well as audience questions at ...

Bioethics In Social Context

Author: Barry Hoffmaster
Publisher: Temple University Press
ISBN: 9781439901168
Size: 10.12 MB
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Arguing for?and against?the value and practice of ethnography in medicine.