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In the Shadow of the Banyan by Vaddey Ratner
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Jul 27, 2012

really liked it
Read in July, 2012

1975 and the Khmer Rouge storm into Phenom Penh, Cambodia's capital city, and this author's world changes forever. Using the medium of fiction she traces her family's journey, set in the context of actual historical events. You will be hooked into their lives, sorrows and pain. This book will take you into this war torn country and a little girl trying to
make sense of what's happen to her world, her family and life as she knew it. You are given an insider's view into the most complete social transformations in modern history.

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