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Salt to the Sea - Ruta Sepetys
Salt to the Sea
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The author ofBetween Shades of Grayreturns to WWII in this epic novel that shines a light on one of the war's most devastating—yet unknown—tragedies. In 1945, World War II is drawing to a close in East Prussia, and thousands of refugees are on a desperate trek toward freedom, almost all of them... show more
The author ofBetween Shades of Grayreturns to WWII in this epic novel that shines a light on one of the war's most devastating—yet unknown—tragedies. In 1945, World War II is drawing to a close in East Prussia, and thousands of refugees are on a desperate trek toward freedom, almost all of them with something to hide.Among them areJoana, Emilia, and Florian, whose paths co
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Format: Kindle Edition
ASIN: B00YM34WM8
Edition language: English
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Reading is my ESCAPE from Reality!
Reading is my ESCAPE from Reality! rated it
3.5 Arduous journey towards freedom or disaster
Audience: Young Adult Format: Audiobook Library Copy Guilt is a hunter. - First sentence This is more than just a story about the sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff, although that is the historical event that inspired it. The book follows the journey of a group of refugees trying to escape war an...
Yodamom Finds her Force
Yodamom Finds her Force rated it
4.5 Realistic Historical Fiction
Audiobook, excellent narrationIntense survival historical fiction- be ready for some deep feelsA young adult novel that transports the reader to a horrendous time in history. It is the story of four fictional individuals evacuating/escaping during World War II who make their way to the ill-fated doo...
A Reading Vocation
A Reading Vocation rated it
4.0 Book 6/100: Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys
This is not your typical WWII novel because it focuses on a lesser-explored aspect of the war -- namely the voyage of thousands of refugees, many of them of German descent, who fled the country in the wake of a Russian invasion. The story follows four narrators: a kind-hearted Lithuanian nurse, a Po...
The Bookish Corner
The Bookish Corner rated it
5.0 Salt to the Sea
Rating: 5 StarsI LOVED this book!!!! What more can I say, I literally read this book for 3 days straight. It was so amazingly written. I have never, in my entire reading life, read something as beautiful as this.What gives this book 5 stars?1.) The cover!! The cover is just perfect in every sense of...
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents rated it
5.0 Salt to the Sea
Beautiful and heartbreaking story told during WWII when Russia and Germany are fighting. A small group of mostly young adults with all different backgrounds bands together for survival. They go through all kinds of obstacles trying to get out of the country. Some loose their lives along the way. ...
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