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In the Shadow of the Banyan: A Novel - Chapters 15-19 Summary & Analysis

Vaddey Ratner
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Pages 151-152 - Raami, Radana, and Aana were dropped off in the Cambodian countryside to be greeted by an elderly Cambodian couple. The couple was very happy to see the small family. The woman, Mae ( “Ma”), called the family their children, an answer to her prayers for children. Her husband, Pok ( “Pa”) did not speak much because his wife spoke so much. The couple asked the soldier who had driven the family there to stay for dinner, but he refused.

153-158 - Raami recounted the journey to the countryside. At first, they were taken to a place of “sky-tall sugar palms” (153) on the truck. There, they were taken to their final destinations on an oxcart driven by the solider. Raami realized she did not regret choosing to go with her mother over the rest of the family because her mother was incomplete without...

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