The Song Poet: A Memoir of My Father by Kao Kalia Yang

The Song Poet: A Memoir of My Father

Kao Kalia Yang with Kao Yang (Narrator)

nonfiction autobiography biography memoir emotional reflective slow-paced

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In the Hmong tradition, the song poet recounts the story of his people, their history and tragedies, joys and losses; extemporizing or drawing on folk tales, he keeps the past alive, invokes the spirits and the homeland, and records courtships, bi...
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