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Corban Addison leads readers on a chilling, eye-opening trip into Mumbai's seedy underworld--and the nightmare of 2 orphaned ladies swept into the overseas intercourse trade.

When a tsunami rages via their coastal city in India, 17-year-old Ahalya Ghai and her 15-year-old sister Sita are left orphaned and homeless. With virtually every body they comprehend without warning erased from the face of the earth, the ladies set out for the convent the place they attend institution. they're kidnapped presently and offered to a Mumbai brothel proprietor, starting a hellish descent into the bowels of the intercourse trade.

Halfway internationally, Washington, D.C., lawyer Thomas Clarke faces his personal own crisis-and makes the fateful determination to pursue a professional bono sabbatical operating in India for an NGO that prosecutes the subcontinent's human traffickers. There, his moral sense awakens as he sees firsthand the horrors of the alternate in human flesh, and the corrupt judicial process that fosters it. studying of the destiny of Ahalya and Sita, Clarke makes it his own project to rescue them, environment the degree for a riveting showdown with a world community of ruthless criminals.

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I ; and it cannot be supposed that a Parthian was a magistrate o f a Greek CTtJ^mless there be direct evidence. The same consideration applies to Rostovtzeff’s statement that ‘ it is evident that Zamaspes was commander o f the garrison o f Susa*, the Greek cleruchs (C A H xi p. 117 ). Zamaspes was a Persian and apparently in Parthian service; one would indeed need clear evidence for this arrangement. 4 A Seleucid official in charge o f the palace is known, SEG v u , 4, on which see Cumont, CR Ac.

253) and Sparta (Alexander o f Aetolia in Anth, Pal. v u , 709). 22 T H E S E L E U C ID S E T T L E M E N T city tribe; but whether this took place may be doubted. e. apostasy;1 but the w ay in which Jewish writers speak o f their privilege suggests that it was not shared b y the politeumata o f other peoples. There is said to have been a Babylonian tribe at Charakmoba (Kir o f Moab) in Syria;123but the known coinage o f Charakmoba belongs to the reign of Elagabalus,5 so this may be outside the Hellenistic period, arid in any case ‘ Babylonian’ more probably refers to Greeks from Seleuceia.

2 13. v. &pd8 a, says that the old name o f Prophthasia was Phrada, which I suppose is Persian (cf. e. the Persian satrap’s palace and fortress, were located; it is not Phra. The later Zarang is said to be represented by the ruins at Nad A li (Herzfeld, Sakastan p. 3 ); but it does not follow that Nad A li was the actual site o f ‘ the Zarangians’ and Prophthasia (it seems rather far south), for names sometimes moved a considerable distance, and the Hamun lake has altered its size and shape greatly from time to time.

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