Flame Tree Road

Flame Tree Road

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1870s India. In a tiny village where society is ruled by a caste system and women are defined solely by marriage, young Biren Roy dreams of forging a new destiny. When his mother suffers the fate of widowhood--shunned by her loved ones and forced to live in solitary penance--Biren devotes his life to effecting change. Just when his vision for the future begins to look hopeless, he meets Maya, the independent-minded daughter of a local educator, and his soul is reignited.
Publisher: Ontario, Canada : Mira Books, [2015]
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9780778316657
0778316653
Branch Call Number: FIC PATEL, SHONA
Characteristics: 396 pages ; 21 cm

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Sep 28, 2015

Excellent read! Loved the characters, descriptions of life in India & the trials faced by the people during the late 1890s. Incredible book!!! Shona Patel is a talented writer...love her books.

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