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The Latehomecomer [electronic resource] : A Hmong Family Memoir. Kao Kalia Yang.

Yang, Kao Kalia. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781611744507 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (8 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: Prince Frederick : HighBridge Company, 2011.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Summary, etc.: A young Hmong woman tells the true story of her grandmother's struggles to bring her family out of war-torn Laos to a new homeland in America.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.
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 268328 KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Genre: Electronic books.
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