The Resource A harvest of thorns, Corban Addison, (eAudiobook)

A harvest of thorns, Corban Addison, (eAudiobook)

Label
A harvest of thorns
Title
A harvest of thorns
Statement of responsibility
Corban Addison
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Contributor
Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Corbin Addison explores the human stories behind global labor sourcing in the international fashion industry in this thrilling, shocking and compelling tale. A beloved American corporation with an explosive secret. A disgraced former journalist looking for redemption. A corporate executive with nothing left to lose. In Dhaka, Bangladesh, a garment factory burns to the ground, claiming the lives of hundreds of workers, mostly young women. Amid the rubble, a bystander captures a heart-stopping image-a teenage girl lying in the dirt, her body broken by a multi-story fall, and over her mouth a mask of fabric bearing the label of one of America's largest retailers, Presto Omnishops Corporation. When the photo goes viral, it fans the flames of a decades old controversy about sweatshops, labor rights, and the ethics of globalization. A year later, in Washington, D.C., Joshua Griswold, a disgraced former journalist for the Washington Post, receives an anonymous summons from a corporate whistleblower promising information about Presto. There, to Griswold's astonishment, he meets Cameron Alexander, Presto's long-time general counsel. Alexander, who has secrets of his own, offers Griswold confidential information about Presto's apparel supply chain. For Griswold, the challenge of exposing Presto's willful negligence is irresistible, as is the chance, however slight, at redemption. Deploying his old journalistic skills, he builds a historic case against Presto, setting the stage for a war in the courtroom and in the media that Griswold is determined to win-both to salvage his reputation and to provoke a revolution of conscience in Presto's boardroom that could change the course of the fashion industry across the globe
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technical information on music
Additional physical form
Downloadable applications available for access via iOS 4.0+ devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) and Android 2.1+ devices.
Cataloging source
MdPfRBL
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1979-
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Addison, Corban
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not applicable
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Literary text for sound recordings
other
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PerformerNote
Narrated by Firdous Bamji
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  • Bamji, Firdous
  • Recorded Books, Inc
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  • Secrecy
  • Journalists
  • Clothing trade
  • Industrial safety
  • FICTION / Thrillers / Suspense
  • Audiobooks
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Label
A harvest of thorns, Corban Addison, (eAudiobook)
Link
https://saltlakecout.rbdigital.com/#titles/9781490699615
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Publication
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  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from title screen
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unknown
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digital storage
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unknown
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (14 hr., 59 min.)
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unknown
Form of item
online
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Access restricted to subscribing institutions
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Isbn
9781490699615
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Publisher number
Z11471
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access
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sound
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digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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other
System control number
  • (MdPfRBL)rbdZ11471
  • 741946
  • 741946
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  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • System requirements: 200 MB of free disk space, 512 MB of RAM, Windows Installer 3.1, Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (x86 and x64), Windows Media Player 10 QA
  • Requires RBdigital Media Manager or RBdigital mobile app
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Tape width
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Label
A harvest of thorns, Corban Addison, (eAudiobook)
Link
https://saltlakecout.rbdigital.com/#titles/9781490699615
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from title screen
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (14 hr., 59 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781490699615
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Publisher number
Z11471
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
  • (MdPfRBL)rbdZ11471
  • 741946
  • 741946
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • System requirements: 200 MB of free disk space, 512 MB of RAM, Windows Installer 3.1, Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (x86 and x64), Windows Media Player 10 QA
  • Requires RBdigital Media Manager or RBdigital mobile app
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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