The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir by Kao Kalia Yang

The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir

Kao Kalia Yang

nonfiction memoir emotional informative reflective medium-paced

277 pages | first published 2008

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In search of a place to call home, thousands of Hmong families made the journey from the war-torn jungles of Laos to the overcrowded refugee camps of Thailand and onward to America. But lacking a written language of their own, the Hmong experience...

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Moods

emotional 85%
reflective 71%
hopeful 42%
sad 42%
inspiring 28%
challenging 14%
informative 14%

Pace

medium 57%
slow 28%
fast 14%

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