By Corban Addison
A loved American company with an explosive secret.
A disgraced former journalist searching for redemption.
A company govt with not anything left to lose.
In Dhaka, Bangladesh, a garment manufacturing unit burns to the floor, claiming the lives of thousands of staff, generally younger ladies. Amid the rubble, a bystander captures a heart-stopping photograph—a teenage lady mendacity within the airborne dirt and dust, her physique damaged via a multi-story fall, and over her mouth a masks of material bearing the label of 1 of America’s biggest shops, Presto Omnishops Corporation.
Eight thousand miles away at Presto’s headquarters in Virginia, Cameron Alexander, the company’s long-time normal information, watches the media assurance in horror, pondering if the wear and tear may be contained. while the photograph 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 succeed in extra than he may perhaps ever imagine—and threaten every little thing he has left within the world.
A yr later in Washington DC, Joshua Griswold, a disgraced former journalist from the Washington Post, gets an nameless summons from a company whistleblower who deals 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, notwithstanding moderate, at redemption. Deploying his outdated journalistic talents, he builds a historical case opposed to Presto, surroundings the degree for a struggle within the court and within the media that Griswold is set to win—both to salvage his popularity and to impress a revolution in Presto’s boardroom which can rework the style around the globe.
“This exposé of the underbelly of the overseas model is worrying, relocating, and punctiliously engrossing.” —PHILLIP MARGOLIN, New York occasions bestselling writer of Violent Crimes
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