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The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir (Compact Disc)

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By Kao Kalia Yang, Kao Yang (Narrated by)
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In the 70s and 80s, thousands of Hmong families made the journey from the war-torn jungles of Laos to the overcrowded refugee camps of Thailand and onward to the United States-all in search of a new place to call home. Decades later, their experiences remain largely unknown. Kao Kalia Yang was driven to tell her own family's story after her grandmother's death. The Latehomecomer is a tribute to that grandmother, a remarkable woman whose spirit held her family together through their imprisonment in Laos, their narrow escape into Thailand's Ban Vinai Refugee Camp, their immigration to St. Paul when Yang was only six years old, and their transition to life in America. It is also an eloquent, firsthand account of a people who have worked hard to make their voices heard in their adopted homeland.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781611744491
ISBN-10: 1611744490
Publisher: HighBridge Audio
Publication Date: May 10th, 2011
Language: English