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ERIC Number: ED436611
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 262
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ISBN: ISBN-0-8070-7235-4
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I Begin My Life All Over: The Hmong and the American Immigrant Experience.
Faderman, Lillian
Narratives of Hmong immigrants tell about their lives before they came to the United States and what their lives have become after their arrival. The book is based on interviews with 53 Hmong immigrants, although not all are included in their entirety. The chapters are: (1) "The Village"; (2) "The Escape"; (3) "The Camp"; (4) "To a Promised Land"; (5) "Shamanism, Christianity, and Modern Medicine"; (5) "Women and Men"; (6) "Battles between the Generations"; (7) "Gangs"; (8) "Being American"; (9) "Another Personal Story"; and (10) "Ghia." (Contains 38 references.) (SLD)
Beacon Press, 25 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108-2892 (paperback: ISBN-0-8070-7235-4; clothbound: ISBN-0-8070-7234-6); Web site: .
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Note: "With Ghia Xiong."