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Author Addison, Corban, 1979-

Title A walk across the sun : a novel / by Corban Addison.

Imprint New York, NY : SilverOak, c2012.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Fiction    ADDISON,COR    Available
 GDL Montrose Library Fiction    ADDISON,COR    Available
 GDL Pacific Park Library Fiction    ADDISON,COR    Available
 PAS Central Library Fiction    FIC ADDISON,C    Available
Description 371 p. ; 25 cm.
Summary "When a tsunami rages through their coastal town in India, 17-year-old Ahalya Ghai and her 15-year-old sister Sita are left orphaned and homeless. As they struggle to reach the safe haven of the convent where they attend school, they are abducted by human traffickers and thrust into a hidden world of sexual violence and illicit commerce, where the most valuable prize is the innocence of a child. Halfway across the world, in Washington, D.C., attorney Thomas Clarke faces his own personal and professional crises. Haunted by the tragic death of his infant daughter and estranged from his wife, he makes the fateful decision to pursue a pro bono sabbatical in India with an NGO that prosecutes the subcontinent's human traffickers. In Mumbai, his conscience awakens as he sees firsthand the horrors of the sex trade and the corrupt judicial system that fosters it. When he learns the fate of Ahalya and Sita, Clarke makes it his personal mission to rescue them, setting the stage for a deadly showdown with an international network of ruthless criminals"--Provided by the publisher.
Subject Sisters -- India -- Fiction.
Teenage girls -- India -- Fiction.
Tsunamis -- India -- Coromandel Coast -- Fiction.
Disaster victims -- India -- Fiction.
Human trafficking -- India -- Fiction.
Child trafficking victims -- Fiction.
Tamil Nadu (India) -- Fiction.
Atlanta (Ga.) -- Fiction.
ISBN 9781402792809 (alk. paper)
1402792808 (alk. paper)

 
    
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