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This book is very well written and easy to read.
"The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down" tells the story of the Lee family living in Merced, CA and the tragic clash between the Hmong culture and western medicine.
The book gives a good idea of how cultural differences can become a major issue when emergency medical issues come up.
Everyone needs to read this. I read it because my daughter-in-law is mhong. It certainly gave me a new perspective. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Deborha Anderson
One of the most amazing eye opening books I have EVER read. I immediately bought a copy for my nursing teacher and passed on the eye opening. Read this one.Published 6 days ago by Beverly K. Bryan
Thought this was a very interesting read that opened my issues to a complex medical issue. Very insightful for surePublished 7 days ago by book lover
This book was so interesting that I had a hard time putting it down. I loved anthropology in college and as I read the book I realized that I have lived anthropology. Read morePublished 7 days ago by Louise M. Sandberg
I read this book as part of a graduate studies assignment on cultural awareness and sensitivity. This book is interesting, well written, and heart wrenching as two sides of a story... Read morePublished 9 days ago by Jessica
This is a very good book and was required reading for a class. I am glad it was required as it gave good insight to the Hmong culture. Easy read, too. Highly recommended.Published 17 days ago by Sheri C.