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Shadows Across America

A man’s search for a missing girl leads him across borders and through a landscape of urban violence in this timely, propulsive, and brilliantly imagined thriller.

Ethan is living a solid, rational life as a bail bondsman in Florida when he’s compelled to make a seemingly irrational decision: abandon his job and his girlfriend and head south to rescue the daughter of his ex-lover, Michelle. She appears to have been kidnapped by the Mara—vicious street gangs ripping apart the fabric of…

Working In The Shadows

Pub Date : 2011-07-12 | Author : Gabriel Thompson | Publisher : Nation Books

ISBN 10 : 9781568586991
ISBN 13 : 156858699X

What is it like to do the back-breaking work of immigrants? To find out, Gabriel Thompson spent a year working alongside Latino immigrants, who initially thought he was either craz..

Jumping At Shadows

Pub Date : 2017-09-05 | Author : Sasha Abramsky | Publisher : Nation Books

ISBN 10 : 9781568585208
ISBN 13 : 1568585209

Why is an unarmed young black woman who knocks on a stranger's front door to ask for help after her car breaks down perceived to be so threatening that he shoots her dead? Why do w..

Dracula S America Shadows Of The West

Pub Date : 2017-08-24 | Author : Jonathan Haythornthwaite | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781472817792
ISBN 13 : 1472817796

It is 1875, and Count Dracula is President of the United States of America. In the wake of the Civil War, with the country struggling to regain its balance, Dracula seized power. T..

Shadows In The Sun

Pub Date : 2014-10-13 | Author : Gayathri Ramprasad | Publisher : Random House India

ISBN 10 : 9788184006537
ISBN 13 : 8184006535

As a young girl in Bangalore, Gayathri was surrounded by the fragrance of jasmine and flickering oil lamps, her family protected by gods and goddesses. But as she grew older, demon..

Shadows In America

Pub Date : 2014-07-31 | Author : Janet L. Freeman | Publisher : Xlibris Corporation

ISBN 10 : 9781499048193
ISBN 13 : 149904819X

Lina has found herself in America's past. She doesn't yet know why or for how long. She does know how-it was because of her grandmother's necklace. Share in this young Michigan wom..

In The Shadow Of Statues

Pub Date : 2018 | Author : Mitch Landrieu | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9780525559443
ISBN 13 : 0525559442

'There is a difference between remembrance of history and reverence for it.' When Mitch Landrieu addressed the people of New Orleans in May 2017 about his decision to take down fou..

Out Of The Shadows

Pub Date : 2006 | Author : Patricia Fernández-Kelly | Publisher : Penn State Press

ISBN 10 : 9780271045597
ISBN 13 : 0271045590

Since the beginning of scholarly writing about the informal economy in the mid-1970s, the debate has evolved from addressing survival strategies of the poor to considering the impl..

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