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Description - I Begin My Life All Over by Ghia Xiong

"I Begin My Life All Over" records the story of 36 Hmong immigrants to California, tracing their journey from the subsistence farms of Laos, through their harrowing escape into the camps of Thailand, and to relocation to a new continent, and to a new century. Interspersed throughout these first-person narratives, Lillian Faderman provides historical and cultural context, and draws rich comparisons between the experience of the Hmong in the 1990s and her mother's immigration from Eastern European shtetls in the 1930s.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780807072356
ISBN-10: 0807072354
Format: Paperback
Pages: 288
Imprint: Beacon Press
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publish Date: 1-Apr-1999
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Ghia Xiong

Lillian Faderman is author of three critically acclaimed books and has edited two influential texts in multiethnic studies. Two of her books have been named New York Times Notable Books of the Year, and she has won American Library Association Awards and Lambda Literary Awards. She lives and teaches in Fresno, California.