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Kind of Kin

(2013)
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Your Grandpa is a felon and a Christian.
 He says he's a felon because he's a Christian. So says Aunt Sweet to her nephew Dustin, when her father, who has been raising Dustin, is arrested for hiding migrant workers.
The law that makes harbouring 'illegals' an offence is the brainchild of the ferociously ambitious Oklahoma politician Monica Moorehouse.
Aunt Sweet takes Dustin in, but Dustin is bullied by her son Carl Albert, and goes on the run, aided by an illegal the sheriffs didn't find.
 Meanwhile, Sweet is asked by Dustin's married sister to hide her husband, Juanito, a Mexican without papers.
 As Grandpa Brown holds fast to his beliefs and Dustin remains missing, Aunt Sweet fights to hold the family together, and to do what seems right. In a gripping and compelling narrative, Kind of Kin lays bare the consequences of a law that exiles workers, turns friends into informers, and tears apart families.
It also shows how some - and ultimately a whole town - will unite to protect their own."

 
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Hardback Editions

August 2013 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Kind of Kin (Thorndike Press Large Print Peer Picks)
Author(s): Rilla Askew
ISBN: 1-4104-5981-0 / 978-1-4104-5981-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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January 2013 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Kind of Kin
Author(s): Rilla Askew
ISBN: 0-06-219879-3 / 978-0-06-219879-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ecco
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Paperback Editions

May 2014 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Kind of Kin
Author(s): Rilla Askew
ISBN: 1-78239-013-8 / 978-1-78239-013-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Atlantic Books
Availability: Amazon UK   

January 2014 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Kind of Kin: A Novel
Author(s): Rilla Askew
ISBN: 0-06-219880-7 / 978-0-06-219880-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ecco
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

July 2013 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Kind of Kin
Author(s): Rilla Askew
ISBN: 1-78239-010-3 / 978-1-78239-010-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Atlantic Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

January 2013 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: Kind of Kin
Author(s): Rilla Askew
Publisher: HarperAudio
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Kindle Editions

January 2013 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Kind of Kin
Author(s): Rilla Askew
Publisher: Atlantic Books
Availability: Amazon UK   

January 2013 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Kind of Kin: A Novel
Author(s): Rilla Askew
Publisher: Ecco
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


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