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Literary Giants: The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

When three-month-old Lia Lee arrived at the county hospital emergency room in Merced, California, a chain of events was set in motion from which neither she nor her parents nor her doctors would ever recover. The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down moves from hospital corridors to healing ceremonies, and from the hill country of Laos to the living rooms of Merced, uncovering in its path the complex sources and implications of two dramatically clashing worldviews.

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Title: 
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down
Author: 
Anne Fadiman
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http://content.sirsi.net/uhtbin/getenrich/0374267812/COVER_GIF
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Date: 
Monday, August 28, 2006 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
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