Her awards to date include the Next Generation Indie Book Award, a Silver ForeWord Reviews Book of the Year Award, a Bronze Independent Publishers Book Award, and a Finalist for the Readers' Favorite Book Award.
Across the Mekong River traces the journey of a Hmong family in the aftermath of the war for Laos, including time in the refugee camps of Thailand and the early years in the United States.
The author, Elaine Russell, writes fiction for adults and children and has won numerous awards. She graduated with a BA in History at UC Davis, and a MA in Economics at CSU. You can visit her website at: http://www.elainerussell.info.