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  • ISBN: 9780374533403
  • ISBN: 0374533407
  • Physical Description: print
    ix, 355 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: Paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012.

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Includes new afterword by the author.
Originally published: New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1997.
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Birth -- Fish soup -- The spirit catches you and ... Read More
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The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down explores ... Read More
Subject: Transcultural medical care California Case studies
Hmong American children Medical care California
Hmong Americans Medicine
Intercultural communication
Epilepsy in children
Attitude of Health Personnel
Cross-Cultural Comparison
Emigration and Immigration

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Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down
Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down
by Fadiman, Anne
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Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

SectionSection DescriptionPage Number
Prefacep. vii
1Birthp. 3
2Fish Soupp. 12
7Government Propertyp. 78
10Warp. 119
12Flightp. 154
18The Life or the Soulp. 262
Note on Hmong Orthography, Pronunciation, and Quotationsp. 305
3The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Downp. 20
4Do Doctors Eat Brains?p. 32
15Gold and Drossp. 210
19The Sacrificep. 278
5Take as Directedp. 38
8Foua and Nao Kaop. 93
6High-Velocity Transcortical head Therapyp. 60
17The Eight Questionsp. 250
9A Little Medicine and a Little Neebp. 106
14The Melting Potp. 181
11The Big Onep. 140
13Code Xp. 171
16Why Did They Pick Merced?p. 225
Afterword to the Fifteenth Anniversary Editionp. 289
Notes on Sourcesp. 307
Bibliographyp. 327
Acknowledgmentsp. 341
Indexp. 345
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