A hope more powerful than the sea : one refugee's incredible story of love, loss, and survival /

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by Fleming, Melissa
[ 02. English Fiction ] Physical details: 290 pages : map ; 21 cm Subject(s): Refugees --Syria. | Syria --History --Civil War, 2011- | Syria --Emigration and immigration. | Europe --Emigation and immigration --Government policy. | Zamel, Doaa Al, --1995- | Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc --Mediterranean Sea. 02. English Fiction Item type : 02. English Fiction
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Parkdale Elementary School F FLE Available

A childhood in Syria -- The war begins -- The siege of Daraa -- Life as a refugee -- Love in exile -- The engagement -- Deal with the devil -- Ship of horrors -- All that is left is the sea -- Rescue at the dying hour.

The story of a young Syrian refugee's attempt to reach Sweden, focusing on her ordeal in icy waters after the dilapidated fishing vessel in which she was traveling--along with 500 others--sinks.