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In the shadow of the banyan

Vaddey Ratner

In the shadow of the banyan

by Vaddey Ratner

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Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Refugees,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementVaddey Ratner
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3618.A876 I52 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25018616M
    ISBN 109781451657708, 9781451657715, 9781451657722
    LC Control Number2011033320

      As a work of fiction, “In the Shadow of the Banyan” is less a testament to atrocity than a reconciliation with the past. At one point, Raami’s nanny tells her that stories “are like Author: Ligaya Mishan. Your first novel, In the Shadow of the Banyan, also dealt with the Cambodian did you decide to return to this topic for your second book? What aspects of the tragedy were you able to highlight here that you weren’t able to earlier?

    Book Reviews How is it that so much of this bleak novel is full of beauty, even joy? As a work of fiction, In the Shadow of the Banyan is less a testament to atrocity than a reconciliation with the past. At one point, Raami’s nanny tells her that stories “are like footpaths of the gods.   In the tradition of novels such as Khaled Hosseini's The Kite Runner, In the Shadow of the Banyan is a compelling saga of a country during a troubled time little understood in the west, but it Author: Krys Lee.

    Of course, IN THE SHADOW OF THE BANYAN would make an outstanding book club selection; and I have a feeling that many book clubs will be discussing this novel over the next year or so. There is a reading guide with seventeen questions. Some of the topic that you will want to discuss include love, war, family, loss, grief, the power of stories. Vaddey Ratner is a survivor of the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia. Her critically acclaimed bestselling debut novel, In the Shadow of the Banyan, was a Finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award and has been translated into seventeen is a summa cum laude graduate of Cornell University, where she specialized in Southeast Asian history and literature.


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Vaddey Ratner is a survivor of the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia. Her critically acclaimed bestselling debut novel, In the Shadow of the Banyan, was a Finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award and has been translated into seventeen languages.

She is a summa cum laude graduate of Cornell University, where she specialized in Southeast Asian history /5(). 'In the Shadow of the Banyan' is an exquisitely written book about that dark time in history. Fromthe country's people endured incomprehensible horror and systematic genocide.

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The following version of this book was used to create this study guide: Ratner. Vaddey. In the Shadow of the Banyan. Simon & Schuster, Seven-year-old Raami was a privileged child in the Cambodian city of Phnom Penh in Her father Ayuravann Sisowath was a prince descended from a king; her.

In the Shadow of the Banyan is an important novel, written by a survivor with unexpected grace and eloquence."--Audrey "The powerful story of how even the most brutal regime lacked the power of a father's love for his daughter."--The Daily Beast "Gorgeous Ratner bears witness to the unyielding human spirit."--Washingtonian/5().

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by Vaddey Ratner. avg. rating Ratings. Displaying the author's extraordinary gift for language, In the Shadow of the Banyan is testament to the transcendent power of narrative and a brilliantly wrought tale of human resilience.

Goodreads members who. In the Shadow of the Banyan, by Vaddey Ratner, is the "sleeper" novel-memoir of the summer. This semi-autobiographical novel about the life of one child and her family, in Cambodia, during the regime of Pol Pot, is a must read that the listener will never forget.

In the Shadow of the Banyan by Vaddey Ratner For seven-year-old Raami, the shattering end of childhood begins the night her father comes home bringing details of the civil war that has overwhelmed the streets of Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s capital.

Not a memoir, but a closely mirrored fiction to Ratner’s harrowing reality, IN THE SHADOW OF THE BANYAN is, in a word, dazzling. Told from the perspective of seven-year-old Raami, the atrocities that occurred between and at the hands of the Khmer Rouge’s revolutionary socialist movement unfold in painstaking detail.

In the Shadow of the Banyan is a novel, but it is closely based on your family's experience in Cambodia during the genocide perpetrated by the Khmer Rouge regime between and Why did you decide to write it as a novel rather than a memoir.

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Book Summary. Displaying the author's extraordinary gift for language, In the Shadow of the Banyan. is testament to the transcendent power of narrative and a brilliantly wrought tale of human resilience.

In the Shadow of the Banyan. PEN/Hemingway Award Finalist New York Times Bestseller Book of the Year Indies Choice Award Finalist New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice Best Fiction Selection by Kirkus, Christian Science Monitor, People, Oprah Magazine, Newsweek, Amazon, IndieList, NPR and.

In the Shadow of the Banyan is one of the most extraordinary and beautiful acts of storytelling I have ever encountered This book pulls off the unsettling feat of being—at the same time—utterly heartbreaking and impossibly beautiful. There are some moments in this story that are among the most powerful in literature/5(78).

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For seven-year-old Raami, the shattering end of childhood begins with the footsteps of her father returning home in the early dawn hours bringing details of the civil war that has overwhelmed the streets of Phnom Penh, Cambodia's capital.

Soon the family's world of 4/5(45).In the Shadow of the Banyan. By Vaddey Ratner. pages; Simon & Schuster Available at: | Barnes & Noble | Subscribe to the oprah's book club newsletter Sign up for the oprah's book club newsletter Get more stories like this delivered to your inbox Get updates on your favorite shows, the latest from Oprah's world and more!This Study Guide consists of approximately 62 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of In the Shadow of the Banyan.

Raami is the main character of the novel. The novel is told through eyes, as she ages from a.