The Bride Price: A Hmong Wedding Story (Paperback)

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T.H.U.R.S. Book Club selection, December 2017, Redbery Books, Cable, Wisconsin.

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When Mai Neng Moua decides to get married, her mother, a widow, wants the groom to follow Hmong custom and pay a bride price, which both honors the work the bride's family has done in raising a daughter and offers a promise of love and security from the groom's family. Mai Neng, who knows the pain this tradition has caused, says no. Her husband-to-be supports her choice.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781681340364
ISBN-10: 1681340364
Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press
Publication Date: March 1st, 2017
Pages: 240
Language: English