“A Prayer For Travelers” is Ruchika Tomar’s debut novel. It’s a literary mystery involving a loner teenage girl and her missing fearless friend. Cale is that awkward girl in school who has no friends. She’s raised by her grandfather, Lamb, after her mother abandoned her.
Who is Cale in a prayer for travelers?
“A Prayer For Travelers” is Ruchika Tomar’s debut novel. It’s a literary mystery involving a loner teenage girl and her missing fearless friend. Cale is that awkward girl in school who has no friends.
How does Ruchika Tomar disrupt the traditional coming of age story?
In A Prayer for Travelers Ruchika Tomar disrupts the traditional coming-of-age story by rearranging the chronological order of her narrative, so that the novel’s opening chapter is actually chapter number 31.
What is your review of a a a prayer for travelers?
Grade: A A Prayer for Travelers is a deeply moving story about how hard it is–often literally–for young women to survive adolescence and the primal and indestructible bonds of friendship. I totally recognized Cale’s relationship with her best friend Penny and was as invested in it as they were.
A PRAYER FOR TRAVELERS
A teenager in a small desert town desperately searches for her missing friend in this debut novel.
THEN SHE WAS GONE
Ten years after her teenage daughter went missing, a mother begins a new relationship only to discover she can’t truly move on until she answers lingering questions about the past.
THE GREAT ALONE
In 1974, a troubled Vietnam vet inherits a house from a fallen comrade and moves his family to Alaska.