the spirit catches you and you fall down. by anne fadiman.
seriously, read this book. it's about a hmong family in merced, ca, and how they interact with the local doctors, community, and also about all the warfare they've had to endure. a cultural book, very striking. the author does a terrific job conveying everything.
i just finished reading it, and wow.
just had to post this so i would remember to talk more about it later. the ethics book club meets tomorrow to talk about it, so hopefully i'll make some more comments.
now i think i'll make an apple cranberry pie.