Sold (Hardcover)

By Patricia McCormick

Disney-Hyperion, 9780786851713, 272pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2006



Sold into prostitution, Lakshmi lives a nightmare and gradually forms friendships with the other girls that enable her to survive in this terrifying new world. Then the day comes when she must make a decision to risk everything for a chance to reclaim her life.

About the Author

To research "Sold," Patricia McCormick traveled to India and Nepal where she interviewed the women of Calcutta's red-light district and girls who have been rescued from the sex trade. She is also the author of the acclaimed novels "Cut "and "My Brother's Keeper."