The Latehomecomer

The Latehomecomer

A Hmong Family Memoir

Downloadable Audiobook - 2011
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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.
Publisher: [United States] : HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books : Made available through hoopla, 2011.
Edition: Unabridged.
ISBN: 1611744504
9781611744507
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 30 min.)) : digital.
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital
Alternative Title: Late homecomer

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