At a glance:
- Author: Sucheng Chan
- First Published: 1994
- Genres: Nonfiction, Autobiography
- Subjects: California, Immigration or emigration, Vietnam War, Refugees, Southeast Asia, Indochina
Hmong Means Free: Life in Laos and America is an extraordinary collection of the life stories of four Hmong families who were able to escape from Laos when the Communists took over the Asian country in 1975. The book is the result of the work of four Hmong students, Lee Fang, Vu Pao Tcha, Maijue Xiong, and Thek Moua, and their professor, editor Sucheng Chan, of the University of California at Santa Barbara. Each student asked immediate family members to tell the stories of their lives; Professor Chan provides a cogent introduction to history and culture of the...
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