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Salt to the sea

Salt to the sea

Sepetys, Ruta

It's early 1945 and a group of people trek across Germany, bound together by their desperation to reach the ship that can take them away from the war-ravaged land. Four young people, each haunted by their own dark secret, narrate their unforgettable stories. This novel is based on a true story from the Second World War. When the German ship the Wil

Paperback, Book. English.
Published Penguin Books, 2016
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Details

Statement of responsibility: Ruta Sepetys
ISBN: 0141347406, 9780141347400
Physical Description: 391p : maps (black and white) ; 200x130mm. : 280gm.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 Fiction.

Author note

Ruta Sepetys is the author of acclaimed YA novel,Between Shades of Grey.Born and raised in Michigan in a family of Lithuanian descent, Ruta now lives with her husband in Tennessee. Ruta was a highly successful promoter of classical music concerts, booking and touring with orchestras worldwide, before turning to writing full-time. In 2015 Ruta has been awarded The Rockefeller Foundation's prestigious Bellagio Center writing residency, where she will interact with other leading international artists, writers and thinkers.

Reviews

Ruta Sepetys is a master of historical fiction. InSalt to the Sea, the hard truths of her herculean research are tempered with effortless, intimate storytelling, as her warm and human characters breathe new life into one of the world's most terrible and neglected tragedies.||A rich, page-turning story that brings to vivid life a terrifying-and little-known-moment in World War II history.