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The latehomecomer : a Hmong family memoir
The latehomecomer : a Hmong family memoir
1st ed.
Publication Information:
Minneapolis : Coffee House Press, 2008.
Physical Description:
277 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Seeking refuge -- A walk in the jungle -- Enemy camp -- Refugees -- Ban Vinai refugee camp -- The second leaving -- Phanat Nikhom transition camp to America -- A return to the clouds -- Before the babies -- Coming of the son -- The haunted section-8 house -- Our moldy house -- When the tiger comes -- Preparations -- Good-bye to Grandma -- Walking back alone -- Hmong in America.
Reading Level:
890 L Lexile
Presents the journey from refuge camp to America and the hardships and joys of a family's struggle to adapt in a strange culture while holding onto traditions that are passed down from her beloved grandmother.