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Author Fadiman, Anne, 1953-
Title The spirit catches you and you fall down : a Hmong child, her American doctors, and the collision of two cultures / Anne Fadiman.
Imprint New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, [1997]
©1997
Edition First edition.

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  RA418.5.T73 F33 1997 c.2  AVAILABLE  LOCAL CIRC ONLY
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  RA418.5.T73 F33 1997 c.2  AVAILABLE  LOCAL CIRC ONLY
Author Fadiman, Anne, 1953-
Subject Transcultural medical care -- California -- Case studies.
Hmong American children -- Medical care -- California.
Hmong Americans -- Medicine.
Intercultural communication.
Epilepsy in children.
Epilepsy.
Child.
Cross-Cultural Comparison.
Emigration and Immigration.
Attitude of Health Personnel.
Laos.
Description xi, 339 pages ; 25 cm
Edition First edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [311]-324) and index.
Contents Birth -- Fish soup -- The spirit catches you and you fall down -- Do doctors eat brains? -- Take as directed -- High-velocity transcortical lead therapy -- Government property -- Foua and Nao Kao -- A little medicine and a little neeb -- War -- The big one -- Flight -- Code X -- The melting pot -- Gold and dross -- Why did they pick Merced? -- The eight questions -- The life or the soul -- The sacrifice.
ISBN 0374267812 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC # 36597664


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