Banyan Moon: A Novel
by Thao Thai
A gorgeous debut novel, Banyan Moon follows three generations of Vietnamese- American women as they grapple with the death of their cherished family matriarch. After losing her grandmother, Minh, Ann Tran goes back home to connect with her estranged mother. The two learn that Minh left them her coastal Florida home ‘Banyan House,’ bringing them together under the same roof for the first time in decades. Alternating chapters between three time periods, the book weaves together stories of motherhood, survival, buried secrets and unlikely love.