Journey to the Titanic: The Story of the Yarred Family

Journey to the Titanic: The Story of the Yarred Family

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by Jenita Calton
     
 

Jamilia had just climbed into bed, her clothes for tomorrow neatly stacked on the shelf next to the bed, when she heard the engines stop. Why would the engines stop in the middle of the ocean? Then, her senses fully awake, she felt a bump. What was that? As she lay there, holding her breath and listening, a growing sense of anxiety and endangerment overcame her.
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Jamilia had just climbed into bed, her clothes for tomorrow neatly stacked on the shelf next to the bed, when she heard the engines stop. Why would the engines stop in the middle of the ocean? Then, her senses fully awake, she felt a bump. What was that? As she lay there, holding her breath and listening, a growing sense of anxiety and endangerment overcame her.

It is April 1912. Jamila and Elias are alone on a steamship in the middle of the Atlantic without parents and unable to speak English. How did they get here and will they survive?

‘Journey to the Titanic: the Story of the Yarred Family’ is the story of one Lebanese families immigration to the United States at the turn of the 20th Century. Told with respect and humanity this story is a good introduction to Lebanese culture and history. At 63,000 words it is a comfortable read for young adults and contains no vulgarity, violence or sex. Faith in God is lightly interwoven throughout the story.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781105328299
Publisher:
Lulu.com
Publication date:
08/07/2012
Sold by:
LULU PRESS
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,030,204
File size:
1 MB

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