The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir (Paperback)

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"This is the best account of the Hmong experience I've ever read--powerful, heartbreaking, and unforgettable."--Anne Fadiman, author of The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

"A narrative packed with the stuff of life." --Entertainment Weekly

Kao Kalia Yang is the author of The Song Poet and The Latehomecomer, which was a finalist for the PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award and the Asian American Literary Award, and received the 2009 Minnesota Book Award.

About the Author

Kao Kalia Yang is a teacher, public speaker, and writer. Yang is the author of the award-winning book, The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir (Coffee House Press, 2008) and the book, The Song Poet (Metropolitan Books, 2016). She is a graduate of Carleton College and Columbia University's School of the Arts. Kao Kalia lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota with her family.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781566894784
ISBN-10: 1566894786
Publisher: Coffee House Press
Publication Date: April 11th, 2017
Pages: 312
Language: English