BOOK: Salt to the Sea.
AUTHOR(S): Ruta Sepetys.
GENRE: Historical fiction. Young Adult.
PUBLISHER: Philomel Books.
DATE READ: 01/28/2017-02/05/2017.
LENGTH: 389 pages.
PERSONAL RATING: 4/5
Winter, 1945. Four teenagers. Four secrets.
Each one born of a different homeland; each one hunted, and haunted, by tragedy, lies…and war.
As thousands of desperate refugees flock to the coast in the midst of a Soviet advance, four paths converge, vying for passage aboard the Wilhelm Gustloff, a ship that promises safety and freedom.
Yet not all promises can be kept.
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