The Latehomecomer

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

The Latehomecomer

The Latehomecomer
  • Author : Kao Kalia Yang
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 20 October 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.

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

History on the Run

History on the Run
  • Author : Ma Vang
  • Publisher : Duke University Press
  • Release : 22 January 2021
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During its secret war in Laos (1961–1975), the United States recruited proxy soldiers among the Hmong people. Following the war, many of these Hmong soldiers migrated to the United States with refugee status. In History on the Run Ma Vang examines the experiences of Hmong refugees in the United States to theorize refugee histories and secrecy, in particular those of the Hmong. Vang conceptualizes these histories as fugitive histories, as they move and are carried by people who move. Charting the

Study Guide the Latehomecomer by Kao Kalia Yang SuperSummary

Study Guide  the Latehomecomer by Kao Kalia Yang  SuperSummary
  • Author : SuperSummary
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • 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.

Telling Stories

Telling Stories
  • Author : Jacqueline Bardolph,André Viola,Jean-Pierre Durix
  • Publisher : Rodopi
  • Release : 20 October 2021
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The present volume is a highly comprehensive assessment of the postcolonial short story since the thirty-six contributions cover most geographical areas concerned. Another important feature is that it deals not only with exclusive practitioners of the genre (Mansfield, Munro), but also with well-known novelists (Achebe, Armah, Atwood, Carey, Rushdie), so that stimulating comparisons are suggested between shorter and longer works by the same authors. In addition, the volume is of interest for the study of aspects of orality (dialect, dance

Postcolonial Yearning

Postcolonial Yearning
  • Author : A. Sen
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 20 February 2013
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Anglophone postcolonial studies has been characterized by its secular nature. Yet as the first generation of scholars grapples with mortality, a yearning for spiritual meaning is emerging in many texts. This study synthesizes the sacred language used in these texts with critical theory in order to create a holistic frame for interpretive analysis.

Learning to Look

Learning to Look
  • Author : Lesley Clement
  • Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • Release : 01 April 2000
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In Learning to Look Lesley Clement traces the evolution of Mavis Gallant's visually evocative style through five decades of her short fictional works. From her earliest explorations of displacement and the disparity between perception and reality, through her later explorations of memory and history, to her more recent explorations of the role of culture in a contemporary world where commercialism and madness threaten to extinguish the potential for illumination and enlightenment, Gallant envisages and renders her fictional world with the

Nothing Ever Dies

Nothing Ever Dies
  • Author : Viet Thanh Nguyen
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release : 05 April 2016
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Nothing Ever Dies, Viet Thanh Nguyen writes. All wars are fought twice, the first time on the battlefield, the second time in memory. From the author of the bestselling novel The Sympathizer comes a searching exploration of a conflict that lives on in the collective memory of both the Americans and the Vietnamese.

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 Making of Asian America

The Making of Asian America
  • Author : Erika Lee
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 01 September 2015
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A “comprehensive…fascinating” (The New York Times Book Review) history of Asian Americans and their role in American life, by one of the nation’s preeminent scholars on the subject, with a new afterword about the recent hate crimes against Asian Americans. In the past fifty years, Asian Americans have helped change the face of America and are now the fastest growing group in the United States. But much of their long history has been forgotten. “In her sweeping, powerful

The American Midwest in Film and Literature

The American Midwest in Film and Literature
  • Author : Adam R. Ochonicky
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Release : 04 February 2020
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How do works from film and literature—Sister Carrie, Native Son, Meet Me in St. Louis, Halloween, and A History of Violence, for example—imagine, reify, and reproduce Midwestern identity? And what are the repercussions of such regional narratives and images circulating in American culture? In The American Midwest in Film and Literature: Nostalgia, Violence, and Regionalism, Adam R. Ochonicky provides a critical overview of the evolution, contestation, and fragmentation of the Midwest's symbolic and often contradictory meanings. Using the