A Hmong Family Memoir
By Kao Kalia Yang
(Coffee House Press, Paperback, 9781566892087, 296pp.)
Publication Date: April 2008
Other Editions of This Title: Compact Disc
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Destined to touch every reader's heart, this riveting memoir parallels thousands of untold Hmong stories.
Born in a Thai refugee camp in 1980, Kao Kalia Yang immigrated to Minnesota when she was six. Together with her sister, she founded Words Wanted, a company dedicated to helping immigrants with writing, translating, and business services. A graduate of Carleton College and Columbia University, Yang has also recently completed a short film on the Hmong American refugee experience.