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The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir

by Kao Kalia Yang

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An NEA Big Read Selection

“This is the best account of the Hmong experience I’ve ever read—powerful, heartbreaking, and unforgettable.”—Anne Fadiman, author of The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

“A narrative packed with the stuff of life.” —Entertainment Weekly

Kao Kalia Yang is the author of The Song Poet and The Latehomecomer, which was a finalist for the PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award and the Asian American Literary Award, and received the 2009 Minnesota Book Award.

 

 

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rank: #1,029,038
price: $9.98
bound: 312 pages
publisher: Coffee House Press; Reissue edition (April 11, 2017)
lang: English
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isbn: 1566894786, 978-1566894784,
weight: 14.4 ounces (
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The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir

PAPERBACKFrom,inside,the,book,Library,,Journal,,(starred,,review),,[The,,Latehomecomer],,is,,the,,love,,story,,of,,[Yangs],,parents,,,a,,gripping,,tale,,of,,adventure,,and,,escape,,,a,,history,,lesson,,of,,the,,Hmong,,people,,dating,,to,,their,,years,,in,,China,,,a,,tribute,,to,,Yangs,,beloved,,grandmother,,and,,a,,window,,into,,Hmong,,funeral,,customsThey,,,were,,,married,,,in,,,a,,,clearing,,,in,,,her,,,family's,,,camp,,,,which,,,was,,,little,,,more,,,than,,,three,,,or,,,four,,,banana-leaf-covered,,,lean-tos,,,around,,,a,,,small,,,fireFor,,the,,young,,,for,,people,,like,,my,,mother,,and,,father,,,seeing,,bodies,,on,,the,,jungle,,floor,,,pieces,,of,,cloth,,wilting,,in,,the,,humid,,heat,,,was,,a,,horrible,,sight,,but,,a,,fact,,of,,being,,aliveDestination,,,Rates,,&,,Speeds,,Stock,,Image,,3

 

My,father's,opted,for,the,west,,down,the,mountain;,they,had,heard,that,there,were,refugee,camps,in,Thailand,across,the,Mekong,RiverIt,,is,,the,,personal,,that,,makes,,what,,we,,are,,told,,engagingThough,,,these,,,pages,,,together,,,are,,,a,,,memoir,,,,the,,,Latehomecomer,,,is,,,not,,,MsAll,,,his,,,life,,,he,,,would,,,love,,,chickens,,,because,,,of,,,this,,,one,,,memory,,,aloneShe,,was,,only,,six,,when,,he,,diedNorth,,,Vietnamese,,,and,,,Pathet,,,Lao,,,soldiers,,,were,,,sent,,,to,,,hunt,,,him,,,and,,,those,,,who,,,would,,,follow,,,himHe'll,always,know,the,way,backFor,a,better,shopping,experience,,please,upgrade,now

 

20Chapter,3RefugeespI,,have,,already,,recommended,,it,,to,,all,,my,,friendsStill,,it,did,not,take,long,for,the,communist,soldiers,to,come,for,him,and,his,brothersThis,story,tells,shares,the,folklore,,the,culture,and,the,very,difficult,stories,of,the,Hmong,peopleHer,,,family,,,could,,,afford,,,to,,,do,,,without,,,her,,,laborand,,,of,,,the,,,sacrifices,,,they've,,,made,,,to,,,be,,,hereYou,,,hear,,,she,,,is,,,close,,,to,,,tearsYang,,,tells,,,an,,,important,,,and,,,compelling,,,immigration,,,storyHighly,recommended,for,both,public,libraries,and,academic,libraries,with,Asia,collections.Patti,C

 

The,first,section,,“People,of,the,Sky,”,tells,the,harrowing,story,of,leaving,Laos,,escaping,from,the,North,Vietnamese,and,Pathet,Lao,soldiersAmerica,looked,promising,,so,Yang,and,her,family,,along,with,scores,of,other,Hmong,,left,the,jungles,of,Thailand,to,fly,to,California,,then,settle,in,StHe,,noticed,,that,,there,,were,,beads,,in,,her,,hairAs,,,much,,,as,,,I,,,like,,,to,,,think,,,otherwise,,,,there's,,,a,,,whole,,,lot,,,of,,,stuff,,,in,,,the,,,world,,,that,,,I,,,just,,,don't,,,know,,,enough,,,about35,reviewsUnable,,,to,,,trust,,,her,,,"voice",,,in,,,English,,,,Yang,,,struggled,,,in,,,school,,,until,,,an,,,English,,,teacher,,,recognized,,,her,,,talent,,,and,,,encouraged,,,her,,,writingHmong,,Today,,A,,natural,,storytellerreaders,,will,,delight,,at,,how,,intimately,,they,,have,,become,,a,,part,,of,,this,,formerly,,strange,,cultureThere,,is,,a,,quote,,attributed,,to,,Mark,,Twain,,that,,goes,,,"Travel,,is,,fatal,,to,,prejudice,,,bigotry,,and,,narrow-mindedness.",,In,,this,,book,,,I,,traveled,,with,,Yang's,,family,,to,,Laos,,,then,,to,,Thailand,,and,,finally,,to,,AmericaJul,,27,,,2013,,Diane,,S,,,,rated,,it,,really,,liked,,it,,Shelves:,,roadrallyteamb,,When,,the,,United,,States,,withdrew,,from,,Vietnam,,,they,,left,,the,,Hmong,,people,,in,,dire,,straits

 

They,were,willing,to,give,up,everything,to,ensure,a,better,life,for,their,childrenThis,was,the,last,time,her,whole,family,would,be,togetherMsThere,,are,,many,,inspirational,,and,,tear,,jerking,,passages,,that,,touched,,me,,deeply,,Minnesota,,author,,,Kao,,Kalia,,Yang,,,wrotes,,a,,beautiful,,,deeply,,moving,,memoir,,of,,her,,family's,,journey,,from,,Laos,,to,,AmericaHer,family,was,forced,to,flee,the,Pathet,Lao,,of,Laos,,who,singled,out,the,Hmong,in,retribution,for,their,aiding,the,Americans,during,the,Vietnam,WarDriven,,,to,,,tell,,,her,,,familys,,,story,,,after,,,her,,,grandmothers,,,death,,,,Kao,,,Kalia,,,Yangs,,,memoir,,,is,,,a,,,tribute,,,to,,,the,,,remarkable,,,woman,,,whose,,,spirit,,,held,,,them,,,together,,,through,,,their,,,imprisonment,,,in,,,Laos,,,,their,,,narrow,,,escape,,,into,,,Thailands,,,Ban,,,Vinai,,,Refugee,,,Camp,,,,their,,,immigration,,,to,,,St 3cf411504a

 

Music,Excerpt:,Renewal,,composed,and,performed,by,Doug,and,Judy,Smith.,Kao,Kalia,Yang:,My,dad,said,,"If,you,dream,in,the,right,direction,,the,dream,never,dies.The,,Latehomecomer,,by,,Kao,,Kalia,,Yang,,is,,about,,a,,Hmong,,families,,journey,,from,,Laos,,to,,Saint,,Paul,,,Minnesota.,,It,,starts,,out,,in,,Laos,,told,,as,,Kalia's,,parents,,would,,of,,.Kao,Kalia,Yang.,Kao,Kalia,Yang,is,the,author,of,The,Latehomecomer:,A,Hmong,Family,Memoir,,which,was,a,finalist,for,the,PEN/John,Kenneth,Galbraith,Award,and,the,Asian,.Rating,,,and,,,reviews,,,for,,,Professor,,,Kao,,,Kalia,,,Yang,,,from,,,North,,,Hennepin,,,Community,,,College,,,Brooklyn,,,Park,,,,MN,,,United,,,States.The,Latehomecomer:,a,Hmong,Family,Memoir,,by,Kao,Kalia,Yang,,offers,a,first-hand,account,of,the,trials,[],View,All,Titles;,.,The,Latehomecomer,Summary.

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