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The Resource A walk across the sun, a novel by Corban Addison

A walk across the sun, a novel by Corban Addison

Label
A walk across the sun
Title
A walk across the sun
Statement of responsibility
a novel by Corban Addison
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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. Spanning three continents and two cultures, this story chronicles an unforgettable journey through the underworld of modern slavery and into the darkest and most resilient corners of the human heart
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1979-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Addison, Corban
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3601.D465
LC item number
W35 2012
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sisters
  • Teenage girls
  • Tsunamis
  • Disaster victims
  • Human trafficking
  • Child trafficking victims
  • Tamil Nadu (India)
  • Atlanta (Ga.)
Label
A walk across the sun, a novel by Corban Addison
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1318200
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
371 pages
Isbn
9781402792809
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2011022367
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1318200
  • (Sirsi) 1318200
  • (OCoLC)711041837
Label
A walk across the sun, a novel by Corban Addison
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1318200
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
371 pages
Isbn
9781402792809
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2011022367
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1318200
  • (Sirsi) 1318200
  • (OCoLC)711041837

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