The Latehomecomer

One Hmong family's harrowing escape from war in Laos to the uncertainty of a new home as refugees in Minnesota.

The Latehomecomer

The Latehomecomer

One Hmong family's harrowing escape from war in Laos to the uncertainty of a new home as refugees in Minnesota.

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The Latehomecomer
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: Kao Kalia Yang
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-04-11 - Publisher:

One Hmong family's harrowing escape from war in Laos to the uncertainty of a new home as refugees in Minnesota.
The Latehomecomer
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: Kao K. Yang
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-20 - Publisher: Coffee House Press

The “unforgettable” true story of a family’s journey from the jungles of Laos to a Thailand refugee camp—and finally, to America (Anne Fadiman, author of The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down). Kao Kalia Yang was born in 1980 a Hmong refugee camp in Thailand. Her people had fought
Mavis Gallant on Her Work
Language: en
Pages: 163
Authors: Kao K. Yang
Categories: Women and literature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Editions Publibook

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History on the Run
Language: en
Pages: 271
Authors: Ma Vang
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-01-22 - Publisher: Duke University Press

During its secret war in Laos (1961–1975), the United States recruited proxy soldiers among the Hmong people. Following the war, many of these Hmong soldiers migrated to the United States with refugee status. In History on the Run Ma Vang examines the experiences of Hmong refugees in the United States
Telling Stories
Language: en
Pages: 477
Authors: Jacqueline Bardolph, André Viola, Jean-Pierre Durix
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Rodopi

The present volume is a highly comprehensive assessment of the postcolonial short story since the thirty-six contributions cover most geographical areas concerned. Another important feature is that it deals not only with exclusive practitioners of the genre (Mansfield, Munro), but also with well-known novelists (Achebe, Armah, Atwood, Carey, Rushdie), so

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