A Walk Across the Sun, by Corban Addison

A Walk Across the Sun, by Corban Addison

Corban Addison leads readers on a chilling, eye-opening journey into Mumbai's seedy underworld--and the nightmare of two orphaned girls swept into the international sex trade.

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. With almost everyone they know suddenly erased from the face of the earth, the girls set out for the convent where they attend school. They are abducted almost immediately and sold to a Mumbai brothel owner, beginning a hellish descent into the bowels of the sex trade.

Halfway across the world, Washington, D.C., attorney Thomas Clarke faces his own personal and professional crisis-and makes the fateful decision to pursue a pro bono sabbatical working in India for an NGO that prosecutes the subcontinent's human traffickers. There, his conscience awakens as he sees firsthand the horrors of the trade in human flesh, and the corrupt judicial system that fosters it. Learning of the fate of Ahalya and Sita, Clarke makes it his personal mission to rescue them, setting the stage for a riveting showdown with an international network of ruthless criminals.

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  • Dean

    I got further along than I thought I would.

    March 10, 2013

  • Crystal

    To sick to get off the couch. Really enjoyed the book.

    March 10, 2013

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    A former member

    Have not read the book, but would like to join up and meet others for next reading, will possibly make it tomorrow.

    March 9, 2013

  • Dean

    Doubt I will finish the book. It hasn't grabbed me yet.

    March 7, 2013

  • Robyn M

    Out of town

    February 18, 2013

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