The Latehomecomer

One Hmong family's harrowing escape from war in Laos to the uncertainty of a new home as refugees in Minnesota.

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  • Author : Kao Kalia Yang
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Pages : 312 pages
  • ISBN : 9781566894784
  • Rating : 4/5 from 17 reviews
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The Latehomecomer

The Latehomecomer
  • Author : Kao Kalia Yang
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 11 April 2017
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One Hmong family's harrowing escape from war in Laos to the uncertainty of a new home as refugees in Minnesota.

The Latehomecomer

The Latehomecomer
  • Author : Kao Kalia Yang
  • Publisher : Coffee House Press
  • Release : 15 December 2010
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In search of a place to call home, thousands of Hmong families made the journey from the war-torn jungles of Laos to the overcrowded refugee camps of Thailand and onward to America. But lacking a written language of their own, the Hmong experience has been primarily recorded by others. Driven to tell her family’s story after her grandmother’s death, The Latehomecomer is Kao Kalia Yang’s tribute to the remarkable woman whose spirit held them all together. It

The Latehomecomer

The Latehomecomer
  • Author : Kao Kalia Yang
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 23 September 2021
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Presents the journey from refuge camp to America and the hardships and joys of a family's struggle to adapt in a strange culture while holding onto traditions that are passed down from her beloved grandmother.

The Song Poet

The Song Poet
  • Author : Kao Kalia Yang
  • Publisher : Metropolitan Books
  • Release : 10 May 2016
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From the author of The Latehomecomer, a powerful memoir of her father, a Hmong song poet who sacrificed his gift for his children's future in America In the Hmong tradition, the song poet recounts the story of his people, their history and tragedies, joys and losses; extemporizing or drawing on folk tales, he keeps the past alive, invokes the spirits and the homeland, and records courtships, births, weddings, and wishes. Following her award-winning book The Latehomecomer, Kao Kalia Yang now

The Latehomecomer

The Latehomecomer
  • Author : Kao K. Yang
  • Publisher : Coffee House Press
  • Release : 20 March 2017
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The “unforgettable” true story of a family’s journey from the jungles of Laos to a Thailand refugee camp—and finally, to America (Anne Fadiman, author of The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down). Kao Kalia Yang was born in 1980 a Hmong refugee camp in Thailand. Her people had fought alongside the Americans in the Vietnam War, but in the tumult that followed, they spent years without a real home. Though her grandmother was reluctant to journey even farther

Somewhere in the Unknown World

Somewhere in the Unknown World
  • Author : Kao Kalia Yang
  • Publisher : Metropolitan Books
  • Release : 10 November 2020
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From “an exceptional storyteller,” Somewhere in the Unknown World is a collection of powerful stories of refugees who have found new lives in Minnesota’s Twin Cities, told by the award-winning author of The Latehomecomer and The Song Poet. All over this country, there are refugees. But beyond the headlines, few know who they are, how they live, or what they have lost. Although Minnesota is not known for its diversity, the state has welcomed more refugees per capita than

A Map into the World

A Map into the World
  • Author : Kao Kalia Yang
  • Publisher : Lerner Digital ™
  • Release : 01 August 2021
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"Filled with wonder and sorrow and happiness." —Alison McGhee, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Someday A heartfelt story of a young girl seeking beauty and connection in a busy world. As the seasons change, so too does a young Hmong girl's world. She moves into a new home with her family and encounters both birth and death. As this curious girl explores life inside her house and beyond, she collects bits of the natural world. But who are her

100 of the Most Outrageous Comments about the Latehomecomer

100 of the Most Outrageous Comments about the Latehomecomer
  • Author : Samuel Darting
  • Publisher : Lennex
  • Release : 01 March 2013
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In this book, we have hand-picked the most sophisticated, unanticipated, absorbing (if not at times crackpot!), original and musing book reviews of "The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir." Don't say we didn't warn you: these reviews are known to shock with their unconventionality or intimacy. Some may be startled by their biting sincerity; others may be spellbound by their unbridled flights of fantasy. Don't buy this book if: 1. You don't have nerves of steel. 2. You expect to get pregnant in

The Most Beautiful Thing

The Most Beautiful Thing
  • Author : Kao Kalia Yang
  • Publisher : Lerner Digital ™
  • Release : 01 August 2021
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Audisee® eBooks with Audio combine professional narration and sentence highlighting for an engaging read aloud experience! A warmhearted and tender true story about a young girl finding beauty where she never thought to look. Drawn from author Kao Kalia Yang's childhood experiences as a Hmong refugee, this moving picture book portrays a family with a great deal of love and little money. Weaving together Kalia's story with that of her beloved grandmother, the book moves from the jungles of Laos

Study Guide: the Latehomecomer by Kao Kalia Yang (SuperSummary)

Study Guide: the Latehomecomer by Kao Kalia Yang (SuperSummary)
  • Author : SuperSummary
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 18 November 2018
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SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides for challenging works of literature. This 30-page guide for "The Latehomecomer" by Kao Kalia Yang includes detailed chapter summaries and analysis covering 15 chapters, as well as several more in-depth sections of expert-written literary analysis. Featured content includes commentary on major characters, 25 important quotes, essay topics, and key themes like Minority Identity and Spirituality.

Hmong America

Hmong America
  • Author : Chia Youyee Vang
  • Publisher : University of Illinois Press
  • Release : 23 September 2021
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An unprecedented inside view of the Hmong experience in America.

Paris Stories

Paris Stories
  • Author : Mavis Gallant
  • Publisher : McClelland & Stewart
  • Release : 18 May 2011
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Internationally celebrated, award-winning author Mavis Gallant is a contemporary legend: an undisputed master of the short story whose peerless prose captures the range of human experience while evoking time and place with unequalled skill. This new selection of Gallant’s stories, edited by novelist and poet Michael Ondaatje, gathers the best of her many stories set in Paris, where Gallant has long lived. Here she writes of expatriates and locals, exile and homecoming, and of the illusions of youth and