The woman beside her on the train was elegant, ethereal, mysterious and determined. When Wendy opened her eyes, she was alone. The woman was gone and a dusty red book was in her place. The woman’s appeal still rang in her ears. “You must show the world how we danced with God!”
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Temple Dancer, a novel about spiritual awakening and connection, spans the distance of time, space and culture through the parallel lives of Saraswati, a young temple dancer in India, between 1935-1947, and Wendy, an unfulfilled fine artist, living in contemporary New England.