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In the Shadow of the Banyan

A Novel

by Vaddey Ratner

In the Shadow of the Banyan
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  • First Published:
    Jul 2012, 336 pages
    Jun 2013, 320 pages

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Power Reviewer Diane S. (07/29/12)

In the Shadow of the Banyon
This book is beautifully written, my only question is would a seven and eight yr. old have the capacity to relate all these things she had seen? I decided that what she didn't understand at the beginning, after everything she sees and experiences, she would have grown up relatively quickly so I think that this is entirely plausible. Great book and one I would definitely recommend.
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