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Author: Barbie Latza Nadeau Narrator: Nicol Zanzarella Publisher: Tantor Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: March 2018 ISBN: 9781977375476
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From sex slaves to drug mules, the Daily Beast’s Rome Bureau Chief uncovers a terrifying and intricate web of criminal activity right on Europe’s doorstep.

Caught between Camorra gunrunners selling to ISIS and Nigerian drug gangs along Italy’s picturesque coast, each year thousands of refugees and migrants are lured into their underworld, forced to become sex slaves, drug mules, or weapon smugglers. In this powerful exposé, investigative journalist Barbie Latza Nadeau follows the weapons trail, meets the trafficked women trapped by black magic, the brave nuns who try to save them, and the Italian police who turn a blind eye as the most urgent issues facing Europe play out in broad daylight.

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  • “The book, built on interviews with many participants, is well-reported and consistently heartbreaking…A useful work of advocacy, calling attention to a terrible traffic in human misery.”

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Pina Muratore | 1/5/2020

    " Heart breaking, to hear of these ladies experiences, What is so shocking is that it is so open on the streets? It seems this is happening all over the world, what is so shocking is that women are tricking young women into this slavery!! To take some young person’s trust and venerability and turn them in to nothing more than an object for a bunch of ignorant self indulgent men with wife’s, sisters and mother’s, speaks for itself really, who really should be ashamed of their behaviour! I can understand a man going to a working woman who has chosen that line of work, but to knowing seek out a traffic Victim makes me glad I don’t have a daughter! It has really made me look at my fellow Italians in a very different light indeed. A very explicit and well documented book. "

About the Author

Barbie Latza Nadeau is the Rome Bureau Chief for the Daily Beast. She is known for reporting weekly on the Amanda Knox case—on the original trial throughout 2008 and 2009 and the subsequent trials as well. She also regularly contributes to Newsweek and frequently appears as a commentator on CNN and the BBC. She reports from her home in Rome, Italy.

About the Narrator

Nicol Zanzarella is an Earphones Award–winning audiobook narrator and a theater and television actress. She has appeared in productions of Richard III, Romeo and Juliet, The Winter’s Tale, Cousin Bette, Danny and the Deep Blue Sea, and many others.