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The Resource A harvest of thorns : a novel, Corban Addison

A harvest of thorns : a novel, Corban Addison

Label
A harvest of thorns : a novel
Title
A harvest of thorns
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Corban Addison
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • A beloved American corporation with an explosive secret. A disgraced former journalist looking for redemption. A corporate executive with nothing left to lose
  • A beloved American corporation with an explosive secret. A disgraced former journalist looking for redemption. A corporate executive with nothing left to lose. When a garment factory fire Dhaka, Bangladesh claims the lives of hundreds of workers, mostly young women, a bystander captures a heart-stopping photograph: a teenage girl lying in the dirt, her body broken by a multi-story fall, and over her mouth a mask of fabric bearing the label of one of America's largest retailers, Presto Omnishops Corporation. When the photo goes viral, an investigation into the disaster sets the stage for a war in the courtroom and in the media that could transform the fashion industry across the globe
Summary
A garment factory burns to the ground in Bangladesh, claiming the lives of hundreds of workers. A teenage girl is found lying in the dirt with a mask of fabric over her mouth, bearing the label of one of America's largest retailers, Presto Omnishops Corporation. Cameron Alexander, the company's longtime head lawyer, launches an investigation into the disaster. Meanwhile, Joshua Griswold, a disgraced former journalist, receives confidential information about Presto and the fire from an anonymous source. A historic case is built against Presto, setting the stage for a war in the courtroom.
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10548178
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
A harvest of thorns : a novel, Corban Addison
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes discussion questions (pages 355-358)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
945646974
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
359 pages
Isbn
9780718042387
Lccn
2016027881
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)945646974
Label
A harvest of thorns : a novel, Corban Addison
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes discussion questions (pages 355-358)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
945646974
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
359 pages
Isbn
9780718042387
Lccn
2016027881
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)945646974

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