The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

Un libro in lingua di Anne Fadiman edito da Farrar Straus & Giroux, 2012

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The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down libro in lingua di Fadiman Anne

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.

Informazioni bibliografiche

  • Titolo del Libro in lingua: The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down
  • Sottotitolo: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures
  • Lingua: English
  • AutoreAnne Fadiman
  • Editore: Farrar Straus & Giroux
  • Collana: Farrar Straus & Giroux (Paperback)
  • Data di Pubblicazione: 24 Aprile '12
  • Genere: HISTORY
  • Pagine: 355
  • Dimensioni mm: 209 x 139 x 0
  • ISBN-10: 0374533407
  • EAN-13: 9780374533403