Spanning three continents and two cultures, A Walk Across the Sun chronicles an unforgettable journey through the underworld of modern slavery and into the. A Walk Across the Sun [Corban Addison] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Corban Addison leads readers on a chilling, eye-opening. Corban Addison’s debut novel, A Walk Across the Sun, made waves when it was first published, called “pulse-revving with a serious message,” by O, the Oprah.
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They are abducted almost immediately and sold to a Mumbai brothel owner, beginning a hellish descent into the bowels of the sex trade. Unbeknownst to Ahalya, Sita has been sold and is now a drug mule. The story is gripping.
Children are sold for drugs, prostitution, kidnapped right off of the street. As weird as it sounds given the subject matter, the book just wasn’t horrific enough. Apr 07, Marla rated it did not like it.
Feb 20, Dem rated it it was ok Recommended to Dem by: You will also see the wealthy side of Bombay, India, and feel the rush of everyday life and the unbelievable multitude of people. 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.
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But once the story takes off you could feel the characters and their anguish through the pages of this book. And if somehow they do get raided, they likely won’t see tge jail time and will maybe have to pay a fine.
The book takes us through the initial part of the protagonists life at a fast pace.
I can’t more highly recommend this book! It wasn’t his story, but the author turned what could have been an appealing call to action in support of anti-human trafficing into a second-rate essay on one man’s desire to be a hero.
I knew that teenage girls were prostitutes, but I thought that happened to runaways and was sort of a thing of last resort, not so much something that was actually forced upon someone here, in this country.
Apr 17, Jill Mohwinkle rated it did not like it. The main character should not have been Thomas. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.
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Dec 28, Kelly Hager rated it really liked it. Accept the discipline of God and perhaps you will be reborn in a better place. In law school, he met an Indian woman, Priya, a brilliant lawyer in her own right. The untimely death of his baby daughter and separation from his Indian born wife has left him struggling for answers. But Ahalya was determined to try. The book is mainly about two main characters, sisters, aged 17 and 15, Ahalya and Sita. Sometimes, I jumped in excitement or A Walk Across the Sun is a great story of success, failure, fear and courage.
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I want to give kudos to the author for the ending of this story As they try to get to their convent school they are kidnapped and corrban into prostitution to become ‘beshyas’. With almost everyone they know suddenly erased from th 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.
A Tbe Tidal wave and everything they loved and knew was taken from them.
As they struggle to comprehend addisln situation, attorney Thomas Clarke, halfway across the globe, faces a personal and professional crisis that sends him off to India to work as a lawyer for an international agency focused on sex trafficking.
We start off the story with two innocent girls whose life is decimated due to a tsunami. Things go wrong and they find themselves where no young person tbe ever be, in the sex trade. Though there are a few such good non-fiction books out there like that one I think that very well-written fiction does a much better job since it causes us to become invested in the the characters adross almost a first-person perspective.
Halfway across the world, Washington, D. A Walk also tells the story of sisters Acoss and Sita, 15 and 17, who, after a tsunami devastates their community, are kidnapped as they try to make their way to their convent school. This book really opened my eyes to the “hidden world of sexual violence, where the most valuable prize is the innocence of a child”.
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Ever-present poverty is never far away from the wealthy sections along with the red-light districts in the poorest towns with children hidden acrosz with no way out. There are more ways to create a human slave than I had ever imagined. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I do not know why this book is getting such rave reviews and an endorsement from John Grisham. This Novel explores the difficult subject of Child Sex trafficking and tells the story of the two Ghai sisters whose childhood’s ends abruptly one day when a Tsunami rips through their Indian Village.
See 1 question about A Walk Across the Sun…. SilverOak; 1st Edition edition January 3, Language: Although this is a work of fiction, “the trade in human beings is all too real.