The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

by A. Fadiman

Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, 2014

The true story of a Hmong child with epilepsy, her American doctors and the collision of two cultures. Winner of the National Book Circle Award for Nonfiction in the US.

Categories: Cultural and linguistic diversity, Population Groups

Subjects: Cultural aspects, Decision making, Doctor patient relationship, Personal experiences

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