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The Resource The Girl in the Glass Box

The Girl in the Glass Box

Label
The Girl in the Glass Box
Title
The Girl in the Glass Box
Statement of responsibility
James Grippando
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Miami attorney Jack Swyteck lands in the heart of the contentious immigration debate when he takes on the heart-wrenching case of an undocumented immigrant who fled to America to protect her daughter and save herself, in this timely and pulse-pounding thriller that explores the stories behind the headlines from New York Times bestselling author James Grippando, winner of the Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction.Julia Rodriguez and her teenage daughter Beatriz escaped bloodthirsty gangs, random violence and, Julia's abusive husband back in El Savador. Arriving in Miami, mother and daughter struggled to carve their own piece of the American dream. While life in the States is hard, it is safer, until Julia's rejects her boss's unwanted sexual advances. Suddenly—thanks to an "anonymous" tip to U. S. immigration authorities—she is arrested, locked in detention with criminals, and slated for deportation. Jack's only viable legal move to save her is asylum—a long shot that's become nearly impossible in today's charged political climate.When Julia and Beatriz made the perilous trek north to freedom, they thought they'd left the danger behind them. But now, even Miami isn't safe. A ruthless enemy may have tracked them to south Florida and is biding time, patiently waiting to strike. In a case where the stakes have never been higher, Jack Sywteck may not be able to save his client—even if he wins
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Summary
Miami attorney Jack Swyteck lands in the heart of the contentious immigration debate when he takes on the heart-wrenching case of an undocumented immigrant who fled to America to protect her daughter and save herself, in this timely and pulse-pounding thriller that explores the stories behind the headlines
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
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10750117
Cataloging source
DLC
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1958-
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Grippando, James
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Series statement
Jack Swyteck novels
Series volume
0015
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  • Fiction
  • Mystery
  • Suspense
  • Thriller
Target audience
adult
Label
The Girl in the Glass Box
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Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:aa03479c-c706-4b81-8b8e-99f11a3e134a
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780062885821
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Girl in the Glass Box
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:aa03479c-c706-4b81-8b8e-99f11a3e134a
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780062885821
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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