By Corban Addison
A liked American company with an explosive secret.
A disgraced former journalist searching for redemption.
A company government with not anything left to lose.
In Dhaka, Bangladesh, a garment manufacturing unit burns to the floor, claiming the lives of thousands of employees, in general younger ladies. Amid the rubble, a bystander captures a heart-stopping photograph—a teenage lady mendacity within the dust, her physique damaged by means of a multi-story fall, and over her mouth a masks of material bearing the label of 1 of America’s biggest outlets, Presto Omnishops Corporation.
Eight thousand miles away at Presto’s headquarters in Virginia, Cameron Alexander, the company’s long-time common tips, watches the media insurance in horror, considering if the wear may be contained. while the picture is going viral, fanning the flames of a decades-old controversy approximately sweatshops, exertions rights, and the ethics of globalization, he launches an research into the catastrophe that may achieve extra than he might ever imagine—and threaten every little thing he has left within the world.
A 12 months later in Washington DC, Joshua Griswold, a disgraced former journalist from the Washington Post, gets an nameless summons from a company whistleblower who bargains him exclusive information regarding Presto and the fi re. For Griswold, the problem of revealing Presto’s culpability is impossible to resist, as is the opportunity, even though moderate, at redemption. Deploying his outdated journalistic talents, he builds a ancient case opposed to Presto, surroundings the level for a battle within the court docket and within the media that Griswold is decided to win—both to salvage his popularity and to impress a revolution in Presto’s boardroom that may remodel the style around the globe.
“This exposé of the underbelly of the overseas style is traumatic, relocating, and carefully engrossing.” —PHILLIP MARGOLIN, New York instances bestselling writer of Violent Crimes
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