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

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman
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Oct 06, 2008

really liked it
bookshelves: religion, shelfari-2006, shelfari-documentary, shelfari-nonfiction, shelfari-religion, 2006

Although a little slow in the reading, this book is informative, thought-provoking, interesting and important. I knew nothing of the Hmong culture before I read it, and now I feel sympathetic not just to these immigrants, but to refugees and displaced cultures everywhere.
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