By Melissa Fleming
"Urgently required reading." —People
"Deeply affecting... Fleming brings an ethical urgency to the narrative." —The New Yorker
"Fleming deftly illustrates the soreness of these who decide to go away Syria...and her publication is eventually a narrative of hope." —Newsweek
Adrift in a frigid sea, no land in sight, simply particles from the ship's wreckage and floating corpses throughout, nineteen-year-old Doaa Al Zamel remains afloat on a small inflatable ring and clutches little girls—barely toddlers—to her physique. the youngsters have been thrust into Doaa's fingers via their drowning kin, all refugees who boarded a dangerously overcrowded send sure for Italy and a brand new existence. For days as Doaa drifts, she prays for rescue and sings to the infants in her palms. She needs to remain alive for them. She must never lose hope.
A desire extra strong Than the ocean chronicles the lifetime of Doaa, a Syrian woman whose existence used to be upended in 2011 by way of the onset of her country's brutal civil battle. Doaa and her fiance, Bassem, choose to flee to Europe to hunt security and an schooling, yet 4 days after atmosphere sail on a smuggler's dilapidated fishing vessel besides different refugees, their boat is struck and starts off to sink. this can be the instant while Doaa's fight for survival rather begins.
This emotionally charged, eye-opening real tale that represents the thousands of unheard voices of refugees who possibility every little thing in a determined look for the promise of a secure destiny. in the middle of the main urgent foreign humanitarian difficulty of our time, Melissa Fleming paints a brilliant, unforgettable portrait of the triiumph of the human spirit.
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A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea: One Refugee's Incredible Story of Love, Loss, and Survival by Melissa Fleming