IN THE SHADOW OF THE BANYAN

By Vaddey Ratner
Simon and SchusterAugust 2012
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Hardcover336 pages, $25.00, ISBN: 9781451657708
Subject: History / Personal Challenges / Family

“Lyrical . . . It’s Raami’s mother who will stay in your heart . . . Somehow she retains the will to survive and the strength to help others, fiercely telling her daughter, ‘Remember who you are.’&rdqou; People, four stars

“The horrors committed by Cambodia's Khmer Rouge, as experienced by one extremely resilient girl. A brutal novel, lyrically told.” O, The Oprah Magazine

“Unputdownable.”Better Homes and Gardens

“This stunning memorial expresses not just the terrors of the Khmer Rouge but also the beauty of what was lost. A hauntingly powerful novel imbued with the richness of old Cambodian lore, the devastation ofmonumental loss, and the spirit of survival.” Publishers Weekly (starred review)

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