The Resource The girl in the glass box : a Jack Swyteck novel, James Grippando, (large print)

The girl in the glass box : a Jack Swyteck novel, James Grippando, (large print)

Label
The girl in the glass box : a Jack Swyteck novel
Title
The girl in the glass box
Title remainder
a Jack Swyteck novel
Statement of responsibility
James Grippando
Creator
Author
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 Salvador. 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
Member of
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10750117
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Grippando, James
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
A Jack Swyteck novel
Series volume
15
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Swyteck, Jack
  • Criminal investigation
  • Miami (Fla.)
Target audience
adult
Label
The girl in the glass box : a Jack Swyteck novel, James Grippando, (large print)
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Publication
Copyright
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First HarperLuxe edition.
Extent
515 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062888006
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
The girl in the glass box : a Jack Swyteck novel, James Grippando, (large print)
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First HarperLuxe edition.
Extent
515 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062888006
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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