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A Harvest of Thorns

A Harvest of Thorns

By Corban Addison
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.19 Stars

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On 4/18 MelissaTX wrote: I have to admit that I don't often think about where are how my clothes are made, but A Harvest of Thorns by Corban Addison has my curiosity peaked! This fiction story that begins with a fire in a clothing factory in Bangladesh and follows a large American company's (Presto) reaction is quite an ... A Harvest of Thorns - book review

MelissaTX's Rating:

5 Stars

On 4/11 Jamie Lapeyrolerie wrote: I really, really, really wanted to love this book. One of the things I love about fiction, is it’s ability to bring into our paths stories of injustice that we need to know and be aware of. They aren’t always easy, but story has the power to do that and A Harvest of Thorns dealt with one such important issue.... A Harvest of Thorns by Corban Addison | Book Review

Jamie's Rating:

2 Stars

On 4/8 Henk-Jan van der Klis wrote: On November 24, 2012, a fire broke out on the ground floor of the Tazreen Fashions factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The eight-story building had no fire escapes, no emergency exits. According to official reports, at least 117 workers perished that night, and over 200 were injured. The way large western ... Contemporary theme mixed with love, attempts to escape from danger, and social responsibility of a for-profit firm

Henk-Jan van der Klis' Rating:

5 Stars

On 4/3 Nadine Keels wrote: A large American corporation. A garment factory fire overseas. Labor rights. Globalization. I wanted to read this novel and get something meaningful and challenging out of it. Instead, I rather felt like I’d been duped. Partly my fault, since I’ve run into this with a HarperCollins Christian Publishing ... A Harvest of Thorns by Corban Addison

Nadine's Rating:

2 Stars

On 3/22 Mandy Fender wrote: After a fire rips through a garment factory, social injustice is exposed. The fashion industry in this book is set ablaze along with the fire with how ethical their work practices are. You'll see an interesting glimpse into the corporate world of fashion as well as see through a journalist's eyes, seeking ... Intense eye-opening read

Mandy's Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/17 Jia_biswas wrote: Recently I read the book “A Harvest of Thorns” by Corban Addison and the 1st thing that hit me only after reading a few pages was consumer guilt. A Harvest of Thorns is a work of fiction that is based on a very gruesome truth where lives were lost to a raging fire in a garment factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh. ... A Harvest of Thorns Book Review

Jia_biswas' Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/6 gravelroadmusings wrote: This has got to rank as one of the better fiction books I've read in awhile. I know I say that a lot, but this one was a bit different from the norm.It was fiction, yes, but the theme of the story has some basis in truth, probably more truth than you or I want to even recognize. It's the fictional story ... A Harvest of Thorns by Corban Addison

gravelroadmusings' Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/26 Marcus wrote: 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 ... A Harvest of Thorns by Corban Addison

Marcus' Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/25 Hallie Szott wrote: ABOUT THE BOOKA 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 ... Eye-Opening & Compelling | A Harvest of Thorns by Corban Addison

Hallie's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/24 Katy Sauer wrote: For me, reading this book frequently felt like having my heart ripped out, and somehow I loved it. Perspective primarily alternates between Cameron the lawyer and Joshua the journalist but occasionally we get a chapter through the eyes of the people working in these factories. I anticipated this novel ... Review: A Harvest of Thorns by Corban Addison

Katy Sauer's Rating:

5 Stars