Book cover of The Great Escape: A True Story of Forced Labor and Immigrant Dreams in America by Saket Soniby Saket Soni
@saket_soni

A New York Times Notable Book of 2023

Shortlisted for the 2023 Moore Prize

The astonishing story of immigrants lured to the United States from India and trapped in forced labor—an “eye-opening” “must-read” told by the visionary labor leader who engineered their escape and set them on a path to citizenship (
The New York Times Book Review). ​

Interview with the Author

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Saket Soni, “The Great Escape”
2/4/23            62 min


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Strengthening America’s Immigrant ‘Resilience Force’ with Saket Soni
1/10/23           55 min


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The Great Escape: Saket Soni and Naomi Klein In Conversation
4/6/23           80 min


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How Indian migrant workers escaped human trafficking in Mississippi
4/25/23           12 min


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