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The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Audiobook is a non-fiction book Anne Fadiman wrote. It was originally published in 1997. The book is a biography of a Hmong refugee family. The writer describes the difference between the two cultures and the clash between a small district hospital in California and a Hmong refugee family. The book also leaves a message for readers that it is important to understand each other and finish that clash.

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down Audiobook

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down Audiobook – Details And Review:

Plot Review:

A child named Lia Lee came into the world in 1980 in Hmong refugees, in California. Hmong refugees are from Laos. At the age of three months, Lia had her first attack. Nao Kao Lee and Foua Yang, her parents, believed that her soul had been frightened by door banging noise which caused Lia’s soul to escape her body. It is a condition they call the spirit catches you and you fall.

On the other hand, American doctors diagnosed it as a disorder of the brain which resulted in repeated attacks also called epilepsy. The spirit catches you and you chronicle the efforts of the whole medical staff at MCMC (Merced Community Medical Center) and the parents of Lia to take care of her. There are different beliefs of Lia’s parents and doctor about Lia’s condition.

Theme:

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down CD explores the differences in cultures, spirituality, and healthcare matters which leave disastrous consequences. It also tells communication gap and lack of understanding between doctors and Lia’s parents. The book has been extensively liked for its handling of medical issues and complex cultures.

Author (Anne Fadiman):

Anne Fadiman is an American novelist and journalist. She is interested in writing essays, autobiographies, literary journalism, and memoirs. She has been awarded with National Book Critics Circle Award and Salon Book Award.

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down Audiobook Full Free Mp 3:

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down Mp 3 is given below in different parts which includes all the chapters of the book.

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