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

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A hope more powerful than the sea : one refugee's incredible story of love, loss, and survival
Title
A hope more powerful than the sea
Title remainder
one refugee's incredible story of love, loss, and survival
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Melissa Fleming
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Language
eng
Summary
  • 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
  • Adrift in a frigid sea, no land in sight, Doaa Al Zamel floated with a small inflatable water ring around her waist and clutched two children who had been thrust into her arms by their drowning relatives. Once an average Syrian girl, her life was upended in 2011 by the events of the Arab Spring, and the sinking of the overcrowded refugee boat was where her struggle for survival really began. Fleming uses Zamal's diaries to shed light on the most pressing humanitarian crisis of our time
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
956.9104/231
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV640.5.S97
LC item number
F54 2017
Literary form
non fiction
A hope more powerful than the sea : one refugee's incredible story of love, loss, and survival, Melissa Fleming
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A hope more powerful than the sea : one refugee's incredible story of love, loss, and survival, Melissa Fleming
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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Content category
text
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
A childhood in Syria -- The war begins -- The siege of Daraa -- Life as a refugee -- Love in exile -- The engagement -- Deal with the devil -- The nightmare begins -- All that is left is the sea -- Rescue at the dying hour
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22 cm.
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
274 pages
Isbn
9781250105998
Lccn
2016044107
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
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Other control number
40026811870
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(OCoLC)949142903

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