The Bracelet

November 6, 2012|
The Bracelet by Roberta Gately
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A moving and timely novel about human trafficking—from the author of the acclaimed debut Lipstick in Afganistan.

Newly heartbroken and searching for purpose in her life, Abby Monroe is determined to make her mark as a UN worker in one of the world’s most unstable cities: Peshawar, Pakistan. But after witnessing the brutal murder of a woman thrown from a building, she is haunted by the memory of an intricate and sparkling bracelet that adorned the victim’s wrist.

At a local women’s shelter, Abby meets former sex slaves who have miraculously escaped their captors. As she gains the girls’ trust and documents their horrifying accounts of unspeakable pain and betrayal, she joins forces with a dashing New York Times reporter who believes he can incriminate the shadowy leader of the vicious human trafficking ring. Inspired by the women’s remarkable bravery—and the mysterious reappearance of the bracelet— the duo traces evidence that spreads from remote villages of South Asia to the most powerful corners of the West, risking their lives to offer a voice to the countless innocents in bondage.
A nurse, humanitarian aid worker, and writer, Roberta Gately has served in war zones ranging from Africa to Afghanistan. She has written extensively on the subject of refugees for the Journal of Emergency Nursing, as well as a series of articles for the BBC Worlds News Online. She speaks regularly on the plight of the world&#...
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Title:The Bracelet
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:336 pages, 8.25 X 5.31 X 0.9 in
Shipping dimensions:336 pages, 8.25 X 5.31 X 0.9 in
Published:November 6, 2012
Publisher:Gallery Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781451669121

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