Salt to the Sea
A NovelBook - 2016
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Can you believe it's been 20 years since Jack and Rose's romance sank in Titanic? If you can't get enough of tragic teen love stories, try these! For another maritime disaster, check out Salt to the Sea, based on the real-life 1945 sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff. Joana, a Lithuanian nurse, falls for Prussian art forger Florian on board the doomed ship. You'll have to read to find out who su… (more)
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The fates of four teens collide on board the doomed ship, the Wilhelm Gustloff, in 1945: Joana, a Lithuanian nurse, Florian, a German art forger, Emilia, a pregnant Polish girl, and Alfred, a young Nazi officer. Told from their vastly different perspectives and based on the worst maritime disaste... Read More »
Joana, Emilia and Florian have boarded the ship Wilhelm Gustloff to escape the horrors of WWII, but when tragedy strikes, they find themselves fighting for their lives.
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“But unlike Mama, I would not go to heaven. My secrets padlocked the gates. I'd be a torn kite stuck in the dead branches of a tree, unable to fly.”
"The Fuhrer is a talented watercolorist. He applied to art school [...] but the school did not accept him. Oh, how they will regret it."
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