A New York Times Bestseller
In 1941‚ fifteen-year-old Lina is preparing for art school‚ first dates‚ and all that summer has to offer. Then one night‚ Soviet secret police barge violently into her home. Lina‚ her mother‚ and younger brother are deported to Siberia. Her father‚ separated from the family‚ is sentenced to death in a prison camp. On their long and harrowing journey‚ strength‚ love and hope pull the family through. Will it be enough to keep them alive?
“Sepetys’ first novel offers a harrowing and horrifying account of the forcible relocation of countless Lithuanians in the wake of the Russian invasion of their country … Hers is an important book that deserves a wide readership.”
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