Kind of KinBook - 2013
When Robert John Brown, a churchgoing family man and respected community member, is caught hiding a barnful of migrant workers with no papers, his is arrested and sent to prison. Meanwhile, his ten-year-old grandson Dustin tries to help the sole escapee of the raid reunite with his family. His granddaughter, Misty, is struggling to raise her daughter alone after her husband, an illegal immigrant himself, has been deported. Then there's Brown's daughter Sweet, who finds her life unraveling: her father is refusing to speak in court to defend himself, her nephew is missing, her niece is in need of shelter, and the stress of it all is destroying her marriage. This novel follows a handful of complicated lawmakers and lawbreakers as workers are exiled, friends turn informers, and families are torn apart in a statewide exodus of Hispanics.--From book jacket.
Publisher: New York : Ecco, c2013
Edition: 1st ed
Description: 417 p. : geneal. table ; 24 cm
Branch Call Number: Aske