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How Do I Begin?: A Hmong American Literary Anthology

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ISBN-10: 159714150X

ISBN-13: 9781597141505

Edition: 2011

Authors: American Hmong

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Description:

Hmong history and culture can be found in the form of oral stories, oral poetry, textile art, and music but there is no written account of Hmong life, by a Hmong hand, passed down through the centuries. As an undergraduate, Burlee Vang experienced this void when he received valuable advice from his English professor: "Write about your people. That story has not been told. If you don't, who will?" How Do I Begin? is the struggle to preserve on paper the Hmong American experience. In this anthology, readers will find elaborate soul-calling ceremonies, a woman questioning the seeming tyranny of her parents and future in-laws, the temptation of gangs and drugs, and the shame and embarrassment…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Heyday Books
Binding: Paperback
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English