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In Our Backyard Audiobook

In Our Backyard: Human Trafficking in America and What We Can Do to Stop It

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Publisher's Summary

Modern slavery is happening all around you...and you can be part of the solution.

Human trafficking is not just something that happens in other countries. Nor is it something that just happens to "other people", such as runaways or the disenfranchised. Even kids in your own neighborhood can fall victim. But they don't have to.

Through true stories and expertise from her many years of boots-on-the-ground experience, anti-trafficking expert Nita Belles teaches you everything you need to know about human trafficking in the United States - helping you identify risk factors, take practical steps to keep your loved ones and neighbors safe from predators, and recognize trafficking around you so that you can help fight it.

Download the accompanying reference guide.

©2015 Baker Books (P)2015 Oasis Audio

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    Natasha 05-11-16
    Natasha 05-11-16
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    "Excellent, Informative, Heartbreaking, Powerful."
    Would you listen to In Our Backyard again? Why?

    I would definitely listen to this book again because it was so valuable and educational regarding the horrific realities of modern day slavery; human trafficking.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of In Our Backyard?

    I would have to say the anecdotes that recounted the trials and horrors that various people have gone through being enslaved and human trafficking.


    Which character – as performed by Nicol Zanzarella – was your favorite?

    That is a difficult one to answer. I think it would have to be the narrator as a whole, not really a specific character.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    A devastating glimpse into the horrifying reality of modern day slavery.


    Any additional comments?

    I would highly recommend this book to anybody interested in 1. learning more about this terrifying reality 2. getting involved in its abolishment.

    Great job to the author. She is one of my heroes.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Justicepirate northern NJ 12-05-16
    Justicepirate northern NJ 12-05-16 Member Since 2014

    Abolitionist, Wife, Mother, photographer, & quilter

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    "A good entry to learning about HT"
    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    Yes if they have little understanding about human trafficking. It is a good introductory book on the subject since it covers not just sex trafficking issues, but also labor trafficking issues.


    What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)

    I am a resources adviser for an anti-human trafficking organization, so this is not a surprising story for me. I have listened to/read a hundred books on the subject. Every single one is pretty sad. :(


    What do you think the narrator could have done better?

    They did fine.


    Could you see In Our Backyard being made into a movie or a TV series? Who should the stars be?

    Not really. It is informative, but I don't really think this one would make for a good movie or TV series.


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    Darin Milburn 04-22-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Excellent information"

    Though I wish there wasn't a need for food type of book, it is necessary. Thank you for all you do to end trafficking and for shining a light on many different types. I

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    Amazon Customer 09-23-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Amazing and eye opening."

    A must read for every man woman and young person in the world.
    Michael McManus MSW LCSW
    Psychotherapist
    Santa Rosa Beach Florida

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    abby 06-21-16
    abby 06-21-16 Member Since 2016
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    "read this book!"

    horrific injustice! best book I've encountered on human trafficking. well written and well read. every man, woman and child needs to read/listen to this book.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    11/22/16
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    "Needs work"
    Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

    Informative but limited to a USA audience with a bible belt influence.


    Would you recommend In Our Backyard to your friends? Why or why not?

    Yes but with reservstions


    What did you like about the performance? What did you dislike?

    Interesting but with prejudice


    Could you see In Our Backyard being made into a movie or a TV series? Who would the stars be?

    No


    Any additional comments?

    Worth a listen

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