Ruta Sepetys - Salt to the Sea — at The Embassy of Lithuania **FOR TEENS AND ADULTS

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 7:00 pm

When the Wilhelm Gustloff was torpedoed by a Soviet submarine in 1945, it became the single deadliest maritime disaster in history: over 9,000 soldiers and civilians perished, far more casualties than those of the Titanic and Lusitania combined. In her latest historical novel, Sepetys introduces the reader to four teens whose lives are forever changed—or ended—by this tragic but oft-forgotten shipwreck. Joana, Florian, Emilia, and Alfred have different nationalities but one common goal: to survive. As the characters narrate their own stories in turn, their pasts slowly unfurl and their secrets are revealed. Ages 15 and up.

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The Lithuanian Embassy
2622 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
Children & Teens
Teens
Salt to the Sea Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399160301
Availability: In Stock—Click for Available Locations
Published: Philomel Books - February 2nd, 2016

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