Chapters 6-8 Summary

When Sai first arrived at her grandfather's house, the cook asked if she had come from England. When Sai said no, the cook then asked if she had been previously living in the United States. Again Sai said no, which disappointed the cook. Sai had been living in India, she told the cook. When the cook asked where her parents were, Sai said that they were dead.

Sai's father had been training to become a Russian astronaut. After being accepted into the program, her father had moved with his wife to Russia so he could further his training. When Sai was six, her parents sent her to the convent school, the same one at which her mother had been educated. Sai had not seen her parents for two years when she learned of their...

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