Vaddey Ratner

Vaddey Ratner is a survivor of the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia. Her critically acclaimed bestselling debut novel, In the Shadow of the Banyan, has been translated into seventeen languages. She is a summa cum laude graduate of Cornell University, where she specialized in Southeast Asian history and literature.

Books by this Author

Music of the Ghosts
In the Shadow of the Banyan


A Story that Explores the Geography of the Heart and the Love it Retains

New York Times bestselling author Vaddey Ratner discusses her new novel, MUSIC OF THE GHOSTS, a love story for things lost and things restored, and a lyrical hymn to the power of forgiveness.


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