Beauty Beneath the Banyan by crystal fletcher PDF

By crystal fletcher

3 girls, 3 nations, 3 stories—the destinies of a Thai in criminal for murdering her husband, a Cambodian eager for a baby, and a Laotian Hmong refugee are threaded jointly by means of the tears leftover from the Vietnam struggle. all of the ladies were marked not directly via the atrocities of Pol Pot’s Cambodia, the key warfare in Laos, and the results of those wars, in addition to the Vietnam warfare on Thailand, the place many displaced humans from Laos and Cambodia came upon shelter, and the place American squaddies sought shelter of one other style, finally resulting in the advance of Thailand’s intercourse tourism undefined. The Buddhist notion of reincarnation is used to unite six major characters, 3 of whom are lifeless. The useless include a Cambodian monk, an American soldier who fought in Vietnam and died in Thailand and an American pilot who flew bombing missions in Laos and died there. those 3 turn into lifeless partners who're staring at over 3 ladies who're nonetheless dwelling with repercussions of warfare and the lasting imprint this devastation leaves generations later.

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