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The Conch Bearer

By Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

The Conch Bearer
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  • Hardcover: Sep 2003,
    272 pages.
    Paperback: Mar 2005,
    272 pages.

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Ryan Schoerner (01/17/08)

Excellent
I adored this book and would advise anyone to give it a shot.
13yr old reader (09/30/07)

The Conch Bearer
Even from the start, it didn't capture me. I found myself skipping chunks and still not missing out on the base f the story. I found that it went on and on and 'waffled.' This book changed my mood-for the worst. I found myself irritable and angry-- not a good read, I don't recommend it.
Student from St.John Fine Arts (10/10/06)

Amazing Book BUY$ BUY$
This book will capture your mind and give it a wicked, magical twist. The Indian Setting makes it more mysterious.
Well Done Mrs. Divakaruni!!
Kevin kok (11/13/05)

The Conch Bearer
A twelve year old boy named ," Anand " is entrusted with a conch shell that possesses mystical powers . Anand's task is to return the conch to its rightful home in Silver Valley. His task was given by a old man named , " Abhaydatta " , but Anand and a girl named " Nisha " calls him Dadaji.
Janine (04/06/05)

READ IT!!!!!
This book is amazing i read this whole book in a week that is the fastest i have ever read before because i always want to keep reading it had me on the edge of my chair it was so good i am starting to read it again.
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