The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

by Fadiman, Anne

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures is a 1997 book by Anne Fadiman that chronicles the struggles of a Hmong refugee family and their interactions with the health care system in Merced, California. On the most basic level, the book tells the story of the girl Lia Lee, who is diagnosed with severe epilepsy, and the culture conflict that obstructs her treatment.

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

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

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

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

by Anne Fadiman

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1997
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