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PageTurners: The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down explores the clash between the Merced Community Medical Center in California and a refugee family from Laos over the care of Lia Lee, a Hmong child diagnosed with severe epilepsy. Lia's parents and her doctors both wanted what was best for Lia, but the lack of understanding between them led to tragedy.

Book Club Info
Title: 
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down
Author: 
Anne Fadiman
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http://content.sirsi.com/uhtbin/getenrich/0374267812/COVER_GIF
Event Info
Date: 
Wednesday, December 5, 2007 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
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