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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If nothing else you as a parent should read it to see what you need to protect your children from. It is what it is and shocking in the most basic of its forms. The author has addidon his characters as grounded personalities. Videos About This Book. I enjoyed following along with the sister’s chain of events, waiting and hoping for a climax where their luck will change and all the bad guys there are a lot of them get what they deserve.
A Walk Across The Sun
May 23, Heather rated it it was ok Shelves: Reading this, I could literally feel my blood pressure rise because of the horror the young women were exposed to and because of the despicable nature of the men who used and abused them. The book takes us through the initial part of the protagonists life at a fast pace.
Holy crap, you are a glutton for punishment! You are commenting using your Facebook account. Jul 03, Julia Grundling rated it really liked it.
He wrote with just enough detail to make the reader feel rage, yet not so much de Brilliant writing, Moving, compelling story! When I think of this book, all the reviewer’s cliches apply: An ok read for me but not a th I will be recommending.
I’m convinced we can bring about change if we work together and make the abolition of modern slavery an international priority. I was really grateful to this because I would have never finished the novel if there was explicit seances.
As they try to get to their convent school they are kidnapped and sold into prostitution to become ‘beshyas’. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.
A Walk Across the Sun
So not only do you have these horrible guys stealing girls and allowing them to be raped over and over, they also basically do it with no fear, because Acrsos top of that, I don’t see how he did anything to save the day except [spoiler? What this book ultimately made me realize is the fickle nature of our circumstance. When he learns about Sita and Ahalya, he makes it his personal mission to rescue them. The story is heartbreaking and the descriptions do not hold anything back.
This is Corban Addison’s first novel.
I couldn’t help An absolutely amazing book. The story itself – well, the bit with the two girls I liked, the bit with the so-called hero, I didn’t. The tragedy for me is that had it been true, I’d have read it in a different way and might have appreciated it more, but as a novel, no, sorry, I didn’t like it.
Sometimes, I jumped in excitement or in others, closed the book shut from frustration. Explore the Home Gift Guide.
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I’m delighted that you enjoyed the story and found meaning in the message. Her sister is nowhere to be found. It is also the story of a successful attorney forced to search for a moral compass. It was about a human trafficking crime ring in Bangkok where women where transported from eastern Europe on the promise of respectable jobs and forced into sexual slavery.
I was excited to read this book because it’s a subject I didn’t know much about, except for what Cori has posted.
This novel exposes the ills of young girls being trafficked all over the world for thousands of dollars being handed from one customer after another. The crime and shame of human trafficking always remains the main theme that the author wished to expose and expunge. The main problem with the book is the number of failed rescues; there were just too many near misses.
It’s the sign of an incredible book that when it finishes, you have that butterflies-in-your-stomach feeling of closure, redemption and beauty.
A Walk Across The Sun – Corban Addison – International Bestselling Author.
The characters are developed and they reflect growth and mature throughout the book. My advise is to save your time and money! But it is in this very civilized nations underbelly that we find the most heinous kinds of crime taking place.
The whole concept was good and could have been done with so much more detail and excitement. There are more ways to create a human slave than I had ever suun. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here We care a When I think of this book, all the reviewer’s cliches apply: SilverOak; 1st Edition edition January 3, Language: Take A Walk for what it is; relax and enjoy it.
Hardcoverpages. Yet there is still the factor of luck and creative writing involved to obtain the kind of outcome that was expected.
It’s not light, fun reading. You will also see the wealthy side of Bombay, India, and feel the rush of everyday life and the unbelievable multitude of people. In law school, he met an Indian woman, Priya, a brilliant lawyer in her own right.
Oct 12, Jessica rated it it was amazing. However, it began to seem unreal to me – how many awful things can happen to these girls?