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|| 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...
|| Electronic reproduction. New York : SilverOak, 2012. Requires .