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Salt to the Sea - Ruta Sepetys
Salt to the Sea
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The author of Between Shades of Gray returns 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 of Between Shades of Gray returns 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
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780399160301 (0399160302)
ASIN: 399160302
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
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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...
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. ...
Carpe Librum
Carpe Librum rated it
4.5 Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys
What a wonderful, beautiful book! There is so much that I enjoyed about this. I love that it put a spotlight on an almost unknown tragedy of epic proportions, and in the process it exposed the misery that German leadership put their own people through during World War II. It is told through the ey...
Summer Reading Project, BookLikes Satellite
Summer Reading Project, BookLikes Satellite rated it
4.0 Salt to the Sea, by Ruta Sepetys
Based around the real sinking of the MV Wilhelm Gustloff, Ruta Sepetys’s novel, Salt to the Sea, is a quick-paced tale of strangers pushed together in straitened circumstances. All of them have secrets and agendas. All of them just want to get somewhere safe and wait for the war to end. The tension ...
I Live in Many Worlds
I Live in Many Worlds rated it
5.0 Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys
Once again, I have been amazed by Ruta Sepetys! She is one of my favorite authors and her books are always filled with so much passion that I am captured from the very first page. I love how Sepetys does so much research for her books. You can really tell she tries to make her books as accurate to t...
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