Hmong and American: Stories of Transition to a Strange Land

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The Hmong were driven out of Laos by the turmoil of the Vietnam War and settled in America in such large numbers that they are now the second largest Southeast Asian population in the United States. Twelve Hmong immigrants, including a female shaman, an ex-military officer, a reformed gang member, a doctor, and a woman who was snatched from her mountain village at the age of eight, deposited in Laos's French culture and finally returned to Laos years later, tell their stories of struggling with American life while ...

Hmong and American: Stories of Transition to a Strange Land 2004, McFarland & Company, Jefferson

ISBN-13: 9780786418329

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