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Fifteen lanes / S. J. Laidlaw.

By: Laidlaw, S. J [author.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: Toronto, Ontario : Tundra Books, 2016Description: 300 pages ; 20 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781101917800 (bound); 1101917806 (bound)Subject(s): Teenage girls -- India -- Fiction | Friendship -- India -- Fiction | Cyberbullying -- India -- Fiction | Human trafficking -- India -- Fiction | Child trafficking victims -- India -- Fiction | Mumbai (India) -- FictionAdditional physical formats: Fifteen lanes.DDC classification: Y A LAI Issued also in electronic format.Summary: "Noor has lived all of her fourteen years in the fifteen lanes of Mumbai's red light district. Born into a brothel, she is destined for the same fate as her mother: a desperate life trapped in the city's sex trade. She must act soon to have any chance of escaping this grim future. Across the sprawling city, fifteen-year-old Grace enjoys a life of privilege. Her father, the CEO of one of India's largest international banks, has brought his family to Mumbai where they live in unparalleled luxury. But Grace's seemingly perfect life is shattered when she becomes a victim of a cruel online attack. When their paths intersect, Noor and Grace will be changed forever. Can two girls living in vastly different worlds find a common path?"--provided by publisher.
List(s) this item appears in: 2017 White Pine Nominees
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Item type Current library Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Y Adult Shelburne Public Library
Fiction Y A LAI Available 41575624
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White Pine nominee, 2016.

"Noor has lived all of her fourteen years in the fifteen lanes of Mumbai's red light district. Born into a brothel, she is destined for the same fate as her mother: a desperate life trapped in the city's sex trade. She must act soon to have any chance of escaping this grim future. Across the sprawling city, fifteen-year-old Grace enjoys a life of privilege. Her father, the CEO of one of India's largest international banks, has brought his family to Mumbai where they live in unparalleled luxury. But Grace's seemingly perfect life is shattered when she becomes a victim of a cruel online attack. When their paths intersect, Noor and Grace will be changed forever. Can two girls living in vastly different worlds find a common path?"--provided by publisher.

Issued also in electronic format.

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