In Many Waters is the gripping story of three orphans whose lives intersect on the island of Malta during our current urgent refugee crisis. Zoe, a budding historian, comes to Malta with her younger brother, Cal, to learn more about their Maltese mother as well as the mysterious circumstances surrounding their parents’ untimely deaths. The siblings’ well-mapped plans are derailed when Cal, who is a daily swimmer in the Mediterranean, discovers a girl floating in the sea, barely alive. The small, battered fishing boat on which she has journeyed from Libya to Malta capsized in a storm: Aziza is the sole survivor. Meanwhile, Zoe returns to the site of her parents’ drowning and stumbles across a trail of clues which lead to the discovery of an unknown family member, unearthing a chain of life-changing secrets. In Many Waters mines the hearts and minds of characters in extremis, the unforgettable tale of the ways that we love and help one another, and how the choices we make reverberate through generations.
In Many Waters
- From the Publisher
May 16, 2017
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