Brink of Freedom, The

September 30, 2015|
Brink of Freedom, The by Stella Leventoyannis Harvey
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Every day desperate people at the mercy of smugglers flee conflict zones, crossing the Mediterranean in rickety boats in the hopes of using Greece as the conduit to a better life elsewhere. Thousands perish in the attempt. Those who survive face yet more challenges, for the Greeks themselves, in an economic crisis worse than any in living memory, have neither the resources nor the will to play host to the constant influx of refugees. In The Brink of Freedom we see how worlds collide when a young boy goes missing from a refugee camp in Athens. He is found with a Canadian woman, but the police also apprehend a Gypsy from Ukraine on suspicion of human trafficking. When everyone is desperate, none of the rules of civilized society apply.

Stella Leventoyannis Harvey was born in Cairo, Egypt and moved to Calgary as a child with her family. In 2001, Stella founded the Whistler Writers Group, which each year produces the Whistler Writers Festival under her direction. Stella's first novel, Nicolai's Daughters, set in Greece and Canada, was released by Signature Editions in ...
Title:Brink of Freedom, The
Product dimensions:272 pages, 8 X 5.25 X 0.86 in
Shipping dimensions:272 pages, 8 X 5.25 X 0.86 in
Published:September 30, 2015
Publisher:Signature Editions
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781927426760

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